Factors Contributing to Job Satisfaction among Public Primary School Teachers at Temeke Municipal Council

Mrosso, Alphonce D. (2014) Factors Contributing to Job Satisfaction among Public Primary School Teachers at Temeke Municipal Council. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the factors that contributing to job satisfaction among public primary school teachers at Temeke Municipal Council. The study use sample size of 105 (N=105) teachers were surveyed where teachers job satisfaction survey instrument (TJSS) were used to collect data from the respondents. These findings are both consistent and inconsistent with the previous research findings. This study was guided by three objectives which assess the environment factors, job content factors and personal factors for job satisfaction. The factors are accommodation, cooperation, recognition, employers‟ relationship, salary, rewards, bonuses, promotion, seminars and training, at Temeke Municipal Council in Tanzania. The descriptive statistics techniques revealed that teachers were satisfied with environmental factors like relationship with co workers. Conversely the teachers indicated they were dissatisfied with the job content factors like salary, benefit, rewards, promotion and training. The study of teachers‟ job satisfaction suggests there is an urgent need for government as the employer to recognize the fact that educational quality is largely related to teacher job satisfaction. This implies that teachers‟ job satisfaction is vital aspect for the country like Tanzania which is trying to fight ignorance among its citizens both qualitatively and

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:34
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:34
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/539

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