The Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Commitment among National School Teachers in South Kinta District, Perak

Hubungan antara Kepuasan Kerja Guru dengan Komitmen Guru Sekolah Kebangsaan di Daerah Kinta Selatan, Perak

  • Alagari A/L Subramaniam Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA
Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Teachers’ Commitment, School, Education

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship between job statisfaction and commitment among national school teachers in South Kinta district, Perak. This study used a quantitative approach with a survey design based on a questionnaire. It involves 150 national school teachers from six national schools in Kinta Selatan district, Perak. The selection of schools and respondents were made using simple, stratified and systematic random sampling. Datas were analyzed using descriptive and inferential tests. The findings showed that teachers’ job satisfaction according to teachers’perceptions was at high level (mean = 3.93) while teachers’ commitment was at a high level (mean = 3.96). Next, the study found that there was a significant positive relationship between teachers’ job satisfaction and teachers’ commitment had very strong correlation (r = 0.74**, p < 0.05). In conclusion, teachers’ job satisfaction has a significant relationship with teachers’ commitment in school education management. The Implications of this study show that it is important for teachers to achieve a level of teachers’ job satisfaction to increase the level of teachers’ commitment that creates a school climate and school environment.

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Published
2022-07-05
How to Cite
Subramaniam, A. (2022). The Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Commitment among National School Teachers in South Kinta District, Perak. Management Research Journal, 11(2), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.37134/mrj.vol11.2.1.2022