Job Satisfaction and its Influence on Teachers’ Performance in Osun State, Nigeria

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A. A. Ijiwole
O. A. Olawale
T. O. Adebayo

Abstract

This study examined the influence of job satisfaction on secondary school teachers’ performance in Osun State, Nigeria. Specifically, the study determined the level of job satisfaction among the secondary school teachers, examined the kind of job satisfaction aspects which teachers are satisfied with in the state and examined the relationship between job satisfaction dimensions and teacher performance.  Purposive sampling technique was used to select 50 Principals and 200 teachers according to their roles and ability to enable the researcher to obtain relevant data on teacher’s wellbeing in Osogbo metropolis. Mean, standard deviation, frequency and correlation were used to analyze data. Result revealed that the level of job satisfaction among the secondary school teachers is below expectation, while working environment was ranked highest among the factors influencing job satisfaction among the secondary school teachers. Study also confirmed that job satisfaction dimensions have significant relationship with teacher performance.  The study therefore recommended that Osun State government should stop epileptic payment of half salary and full salary should be paid promptly to enable them concentrate on their job for effective delivery. Also promotion of secondary school teachers should be fixed for 3 years interval as it is done in the tertiary institutions.

Keywords:
Job satisfaction, performance, secondary school, promotion, pay, recognition, Osun state government.

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Ijiwole, A. A., Olawale, O. A., & Adebayo, T. O. (2019). Job Satisfaction and its Influence on Teachers’ Performance in Osun State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 3(2), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2019/v3i230086
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