A STUDY OF JOB SATISFACTION OF GOVERNMENT HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN AIZAWL CITY, MIZORAM

David Lalchhuanawma, K. Lalruatfeli, Dr. Ngurthankimi Sailo

Abstract


Job satisfaction is defined as “The extent to which people like (satisfaction) or dislike (dissatisfaction) their jobs”. It is concerned with a person or a group in the organization. It can be applicable more to parts of an individual’s job. The satisfaction and dissatisfaction with one’s job depends upon the positive or negative evaluation of one’s own success or failure in the realization personal goals and perceived contribution of the job to it. Positive attitudes towards the job are conceptually equivalent to job satisfaction and negative attitude towards the job are equivalent to job dissatisfaction. The happier people are within their job, the more satisfied they are said to be. Job satisfaction is the positive orientation of an individual towards the work role which he is presently occupying, which can be related as an individual liking more aspects of work than he dislike. Job satisfaction results from the interaction between the worker and his job situation. Teacher’s job satisfaction may be considered as one of the important factors, which can enhance teaching competency. For the upliftment and progress of society, a very important role is played by a teacher who is satisfied with his teaching job. The present study focuses on the job satisfaction of Govt. Higher Secondary School teachers. The sample of the study consist of 7 Govt. Higher Secondary School teachers which were selected randomly 9 schools consisting of 140 teachers in Aizawl city. The investigator used job satisfactions scale developed by Dr. (Mrs) Nasrin, Associate Professor, Dept. of Education and Dr. (Mrs) AfsanAnees Aligarh, Muslim University(AMU), Aligarh (U.P). The study reveals that most of the teachers have extremely high satisfaction in their job. If teachers feels satisfaction, they will be in position to cope with the educational objectives in successful manner.


Keywords


Job satisfaction, Secondary School teachers, Government, Secondary School

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