The Relationship Between High School Teachers’ Quality of Work Life and Job Satisfaction Levels
Published: 1 June 2022
Shanlax International Journal of Education , Volume 10, pp 86-95; https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v10i3.4962
Abstract: In this study, it was aimed to determine the relationship between high school teachers’ perceptions of quality of work life and their level of job satisfaction. The study population of the research consisted of 1548 teachers working in high schools in Elazig Province Center in Turkey, and the sample consisted of 320 high school teachers selected by proportional cluster sampling method. Work life quality and job satisfaction scales were used as data collection tools in the research.According to the results of the research; The perceptions of teachers about the quality of work life in general are at the level of “I am undecided”, and the perceptions of the sub-dimensions of the Quality of Work Life; I agree on job career satisfaction”, on general well-being dimension “I am undecided”, on job control dimension “I am undecided”, on working conditions dimension “I disagree” on work life stress dimension, and on family-work life balance dimension on “agree” level; It has been determined that there is no statistically significant difference between teachers’ perceptions of work life quality and gender and educational status variables, and there is a statistically significant difference between teachers’ perceptions of age, marital status, professional seniority and opportunity, and work life quality. Teachers’ job satisfaction perceptions are at the level of “agree”, teachers’ job satisfaction perceptions do not differ according to gender and educational status variables; It has been determined that there is a statistically significant difference in terms of age, marital status, professional seniority and level of opportunity variables, and there is a positive, moderate and linear relationship between teachers’ perceptions of work life quality and their perceptions of job satisfaction.
Keywords: teachers / job satisfaction / undecided / work life quality / school / perceptions of work
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