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Identifying teachers' job satisfaction

Ariffin, Adlina and Hashim, Hamimah and Sueb, Rosilawati (2013) Identifying teachers' job satisfaction. In: International Language & Education Conference (ILEC 2013), 27-28 Nov 2013, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In this 21st century teachers are playing greater roles and given bigger commitments in the profession. These increased responsibilities and higher expectations do take its toll on them especially when they feel that they have not been fairly commensurated. Job satisfaction is indeed most crucial not only in determining the faithfulness of an employee to an organisation but more importantly it is the main indicator of an individual's level of commitment and productivity in his or her profession. This study aims to investigate the job satisfaction among private school teachers. The purposes of the study are to investigate the differences in job satisfaction among teachers with different years of teaching experience, to identify the relationship between years of teaching experience and job satisfaction, and to identify the differences between male and female teachers in job satisfaction. A quantitative approach which used a questionnaire, Teacher Job Satisfaction Questionnaire (TJSQ) developed by Lester (1982), was used a the main instrument to evaluate job satisfaction among teachers in a private school in Gombak district in Selangor. Thirty-two teachers became the participant in this research Overall, this research indicates that the teachers in the private school are generally satisfied with the profession.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 3490/36238
Uncontrolled Keywords: teacher; job satisfaction; private schools
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1705 Education and training of teachers
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Centre for Languages and Pre-University Academic Development (CELPAD) > English Language Division
Depositing User: Dr Adlina Ariffin
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2014 09:02
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2019 10:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36238

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