Factors Contributing to Job Satisfaction Among Secondary School Teachers Nyamarambe Division. Gucha- Kenya.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration ii

Dedication iii

Acknowledgements iv

Abstract V

Table ofContents vi

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background ofthe problem 1

1.2 Statement ofthe problem 2

1.3 Objectives of the study 2

1.4 Research questions 2

1.5 Conceptual framework 3

1.6 Scope 3

CHAPTER TWO

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE.

2.1 Introduction 4

2.2 Job satisfaction 4

2.3 Maslow’s hierarchy 4

2.4 Alderfer’s theory 10

2.5 Job satisfaction in the teaching profession 11

2.6 Influence of personal characteristics on job satisfaction 13

2.7 Summary and critical analysis ofthe re review 13

.CHAPTER ThREE

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY

3 .1 Introduction 15

3.2 Research design 15

3.3 The study sample 15

3.4 Sampling procedure 15

3.5 Research instruments 16

3.6 Validity 16

3.7 Pilot study 16

3.8 Data collection procedures 16

3.9 Data analysis 17

CHAPTER FOUR

RESULTS OF TIlE STUDY

4.1 Introduction 18

4.2 Findings to research questions 18

4.3 Research question one 18

4,4 Research Question Two 18

4.5 Research question Three 19

4.6 Research question Four 19

4,7 Different between teachers in the job factors that

satisfy them according to gender 21

4.8 Differences between teachers in the job factors that satisfy them

according to educational attainment 22

4.9 Summary ofthe results 22

CONCUSION 24

4.10 Summary 27

4.11 Recommendations for Counseling 30

4.12 Suggestions for further research 30

REFERENCES 31

Appendix 1 Questionnaire 35

ABSTRACT The major purpose of this study to investigate the factors contributing to job satisfaction among secondary school teachers in Nyamarambe Division, South Kisii District. The study also investigated whether there was a relationship between teacher’s overall job satisfaction and personal characteristics of age, gender, educational level and teaching experience. The teachers were asked to state key facets, which they think, had contributed most positively or negatively to their overall job satisfaction. The study utilized the survey research method with an application of descriptive research design. the study sample comprised of 80 teachers from a total of 210 teachers in Nyamarambe Division. This consisted of 38% of the total population. Random sampling was used to obtain a reprentative sample. The research utilized a questionnaire technique in data collection. The obtained data were subjected to both descriptive an d analytical statistical procedures using the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) A chi-square test was used to establish whether there was any relationship between teachers’ overall job satisfaction and their personal characteristics of age, gender, educational level and teaching experience. A 95% significant level (probability of 0.05) was utilized to determine the significance of the relationship. Results were discussed in relation to the research questions investigated. It is hoped that these findings will inform educational planners and policy maker in formulating viable policy guidelines geared towards solving the psychological problems that teachers face due to job dissatisfaction. Education administrators, school authorities and more so teachers in charge of guidance an counseling programs could use these findings to plan and employ appropriate intervention in helping to prevent psychological problems o f teachers.

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OGARI, AYIENDA . "Factors Contributing to Job Satisfaction Among Secondary School Teachers Nyamarambe Division. Gucha- Kenya." Afribary (2022). Accessed May 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-job-satisfaction-among-secondary-school-teachers-nyamarambe-division-gucha-kenya