Teachers’ Perception of the Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction in Ekwusigo Local Government of Anambra State, Nigeria
AbstractThis study examined Teachers’ Perception on Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra. Four hypotheses guide the research work. The population of the study comprised 361 teachers. The sample size were 140 teaches. The instrument used for data collection was a self-designed questionnaire. It had a reliability coefficient of 0.83. One hundred and forty copies of questionnaire were administered and one hundred and twenty wee retrieve. The z-test statistics was utilized to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance and the findings showed that there was no significant difference between male and female teachers in their perception of salary as a factor affecting job satisfaction. Also, there was no significant difference between experienced and less experienced teachers in their perception of promotion as a factor affecting job satisfaction. There was no significant difference between teachers in public and in private schools in their perception of in-service training as a factor affecting job satisfaction. But the results revealed a significant difference between married and unmarried teachers in their perception of work environment as a factor affecting job satisfaction. Based on the findings, recommendations were made.
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