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Assessment of job satisfaction among secondary school teachers in Mysuru district: influence of select demographic variables

Rajesh U.

Research Scholar, DOS in Education, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Sarvamangala

Associate Professor (Retd.), DOS in Education, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.173/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.173

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The present study is an attempt to find out the extent of job satisfaction among secondary school teachers and find out the influence of secondary variables if any on their levels of job satisfaction. The sample consists of 270 secondary school teachers (males = 166, females = 104), randomly selected from government, aided and unaided schools who were teaching arts, science and commerce subjects. The sampling was random sampling technique and the sample was selected in Mysuru region. The teachers were administered TJSS (Teachers Job satisfaction Scale) by Saxena (1994). Data collected were analyzed using chi-square tests. Results revealed that a large majority of the teachers in higher secondary schools had poor levels of job satisfaction. Very few of the teachers in high secondary schools had either average or high levels of job satisfaction. Demographic variables- type of college, gender, age, experience and subjects taught did not have significant influence over job satisfaction.  It was recommended that teachers job satisfaction to be improved for effective classroom functioning.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.173/20200804

10.25215/0804.173

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020