Track: Engineering Education
This study aims to find out and analyze the influence of competencies and soft skills on teacher performance through the creativity of UPT Teachers of State Senior High School (SMA) in the Branch of The Regional Office III of the Gowa Regency. This research uses a quantitative approach at the State High School UPT at the Regional Office III Branch of Gowa Regency. The research population is all teachers at UPT SMA in the Branch of Regional Office III Gowa Regency, with 105 teachers using saturated sampling techniques. The entire population is a research sample. Data collection techniques through observation, interviews, questionnaires, and documentation, while data analysis uses path analysis. The results showed that competence is a variable that plays a big role in shaping teacher performance. Pedagogical and social competencies become a solution in developing the ability of UPT teachers of SMA Branch III Gowa Regency to understand what a learning need is and create effective learning and teachers with social competence to build good interaction in the classroom. In addition, soft skill variables also affect teacher performance with the ability of teachers to build good communication with teachers and learners. Also, teacher creativity variables highlight the ability to communicate so that it has an impact on teacher performance. Teachers are better at assessing/evaluating the learning process. Indirectly, teacher creativity as an intervening variable can moderate the relationship between competence and soft skills to teacher performance.