JOB SATISFACTION OF PRIMARY SCHOOLTEACHERS IN RELATION TO SOME PERSONAL VARIABLES

Author: Dr. Yogita Mandol

DOI Link :: https://doi-ds.org/doilink/04.2024-78992748/BIJMRD/ Vol -2 / 2 (1)/2024/A3/Arijit Bera

Abstract: The role of teacher is often formal and ongoing, carried out at a school or other place of formal education. These professional qualifications may include the study of pedagogy, the science of teaching. Teachers, like other professionals, may have to continue their education after they qualify, a process known as continuing professional development.Job satisfaction could be said that the felling of joy and pleasure that a person has at the work he is engaged is known as his job satisfaction. Job is linked with his set of mind. It seems to be his personal concern. Job satisfaction serves him as his motivation to do the work. This influences his effectiveness at work. Teachers are accorded great due to their manipulative skills in igniting the inherent talents of the children. Hence NCTE (1998) put emphasis on teacher education as only enlightened and emancipated teachers can lead communities and nations in there march towards better and higher quality of life. Recent thrust on elementary education is intended to increase enrolment, retention and reduce drop and rates by achieving success. They were given in service training and hints to look into the quality dimensions of education with a paltry salary not commensurate with their educational qualifications. But whether teachers working at that level are satisfied or not, this was where looked. The study intended highlight the job satisfaction of teachers working at the primary school in relation to nature of job, gender, locale, management and educational qualification variation. Dixits job satisfaction scale (1998), developed by Panda (2007) was administered over a sample of 100 primary school teachers of Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. The findings of the study reveled that adhoc, female, govt. school and under graduate teachers are more satisfied on their job than the regular, male, pvt. school and graduate teachers.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Primary School teachers, Educational qualification.

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