Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction of Public Secondary School Teachers in the Philippines

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Background of the study Teachers play a very crucial role in achieving the objectives of Philippines’ vision 2020. Disgruntled teachers who are not satisfied with their job could not be committed and productive and would not be performing at the best of their capabilities. Teaching profession is facing problems related to teachers’ job satisfaction. The general perception is that teachers in the government school are dissatisfied with their profession. They are said to be dissatisfied with teaching in the government schools. If the claim is true that the government school teachers are dissatisfied, what then is this dissatisfaction? In what aspects are they satisfied? Therefore, it is necessary to probe into this matter through a…show more content…
The questionnaire was specifically designed to accomplish the objectives of the study. The first section collected information such as age, sex, experience, professional status, marital status, position, and so on. The second section contained the items, The second part of the instrument contains items that measure secondary school teachers’ job satisfaction. It is a 5-point Likert scale: Very Dissatisfied = VD; Dissatisfied = D; Undecided = U; Satisfied = S; and Very Satisfied = VS. Items in this section were adapted from the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire by Weiss (1967). Data Analysis To describe the respondents background information, the statistical techniques such as frequency percentage; mean were used , - t-test and F-test (ANOVA) were employed to analyse the collected
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