Job satisfaction of secondary level teachers: An analysis
M Malathy, Dr. PN Nataraj
The teaching profession requires lots of knowledge, skills, positive attitude, patience, emotional stability and many more qualities. In order to discharge the duties assigned to a teacher effectively and efficiently, he should get a very healthy environment where satisfaction is the most vital prerequisite component. Previous researches established many factors which make the teachers unhappy and there are instances of working by the teachers in ill equipped unhygienic and poor intellectual environments. To accomplish this purpose, the study employed a normative survey method. A sample of 350 secondary level teachers were included and selected through stratified random sampling technique. The job satisfaction scale (JSS) was constructed and validated by the investigator for the teachers at secondary level. Analyses of the data were done by using Descriptive analysis and differential analysis. The findings of the study revealed that the level of Job satisfaction of secondary level teachers is average, the sub- samples Gender, locality and Marital status of the teachers differ significantly in their Job satisfaction.