Adeosun et al
Greener Journal of Education and Training Studies Vol. 4 (1), pp. 001-009, 2018.
Manuscript Number: 041118057
Job Satisfaction of Secondary School Vocational Teachers in Oyo State, Nigeria
1ADEOSUN Ayodele Olayinka,
2ADEYEMO Ayuba Olabode, 3ADELOWO Gbenga Edward
1Agricultural Science Education Department, School of Vocational and Technical Education
College of Education, Lanlate, Nigeria.
2Curriculum and Instruction Department School of Education, College of Education, Lanlate, Nigeria.
3Fine and Applied Arts Department, School of Vocational and Technical Education College of Education, Lanlate, Nigeria.
Investigating the job satisfaction level of
workers is essential as it is an important element that can affect the total
operation or production of any organization. This study determines factors
affecting job satisfaction among vocational teachers in Ibarapa Central local
government area of Oyo State using structured questionnaire. A total of 336
respondents were randomly selected within the study area. The findings show
that majority (54%) were male with most of the respondents within the age range
of 41-50 years. High proportion of the
respondents possesses B, Sc. /B. Ed (50.3%) while majority were married with
working experience of between 11 and 15 years. It was also seen that teachers
in the area were satisfied with their job. However, it was revealed that
factors like job security, salary, promotion opportunities and appraisal by
supervisor were motivating factors determining job satisfaction.
Keywords: Job satisfaction, vocational teacher
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