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JOB SATISFACTION STATUS OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN OTA, NIGERIA

Gesinde, A. M. and Adejumo, G.O. (2012) JOB SATISFACTION STATUS OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN OTA, NIGERIA. European Journal of Educational Studie, 4 (1). pp. 11-18.

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Abstract

This descriptive survey study investigated the current job satisfaction level of primary school teachers. Two hundred and thirty-eight teachers (males 95 and females 143) randomly selected from twenty primary schools from public and private schools in Ota, Ogun State participated in the survey. An adapted version of Job Satisfaction Survey by Bellingham (2004) was employed for data generation. Data collected were analyzed using simple percentage, one way analysis of variance, and t-test-statistic. The results of the two research questions and two research hypotheses indicated that greater percentage of teachers (52.9%) were very satisfied with their job while it is also evident that female teachers were very happy with their job than male teachers. Further analysis showed that no significant difference existed on gender basis while there were significant differences on educational qualification and age groups. Consequent upon these findings it is imperative for proprietors of schools to ensure that teachers are not dissatisfied with their job through their inability to consistently provide enabling environment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job, Satisfaction, Primary School teachers, Nigeria
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2015 11:38
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2015 11:38
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3861

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