Organisational Correlates of Secondary School Teachers’ Job Perception and Job Commitment in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Nigeria
The purpose of this study was to investigate organisational correlates of secondary school teachers’ job perception and job commitment in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Nigeria. The research design adopted was ex-post facto. The study sample of two hundred and eighty (280) teachers was drawn using simple random sampling method from seventy-four (74) public secondary schools in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State. Data obtained were analysed using Pearson product moment correlation analysis to test the formulated hypothesis which was tested at 0.05 alpha level of significance. The major finding of the study revealed that teachers’ job perception significantly relate to teachers’ job commitment. Premised on the finding, it was recommended that all hands must be on deck, that the society at large should raise teachers’ morale by viewing them as achievers. The teaching profession should be seen as one among other professions. This would go a long way to reduce tendencies of teachers’ poor perception about the noble profession. Government should make available school material resources or involve teachers in skills acquisition programmes to enable them improvise such at an appropriate time for effective teaching and learning process.
Keywords: Organisational correlates, Teachers’ job perception, job commitment.