• Herman Herman Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri Teungku Dirundeng Meulaboh
Keywords: Trust Technical Skill, Head of Madrasah Leadership, Employee performance


The head of the Madrasah as a top manager and leader, has a role, authority and responsibility in managing educational resources continuously, procedurally and consistently to improve productivity and performance. The purpose of this study was to determine the technical trust of the madrasa principal's leadership skills in improving employee performance at MAN 3 West Aceh. This type of research uses field research (field research) with a descriptive qualitative analysis approach in revealing the factual conditions of the technical trust of the Madrasah principal's leadership skills in improving employee performance. The method of data collection was done through observation, interviews, and document studies on the activities of the head of the Madrasah. Data processing techniques by means of data verification, data presentation, data reduction, and drawing conclusions from research results. The technique of analyzing research results is by triangulating data to produce accurate data validity and appropriate suggestions in making conclusions about research results. The results showed that the technical trust for the leadership skills of the Madrasah principal of MAN 3 West Aceh was categorized as weak in improving employee performance. This can be seen from the weakness of the Madrasah principal's skills in meeting the needs of employee work facilities. The principal of the Madrasahstill lacks of the skills to guide employee work procedures in improving employee performance. Then the head of the Madrasah still ignores skills in preventing disruption of solid teamwork so that work comfort is still disrupted in improving the performance of employees at the Madrasah he leads.