Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Factors Affecting Teacher Job Satisfaction in Catholic Schools
by Overton, Joshua, Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University, 2018, 101; 10686914
Abstract (Summary)

This study explored the extent to which teacher job satisfaction varied by teacher age, gender, teaching experience, student interaction, administrative support, and school climate. In total, 36 teachers participated in the study across two Catholic schools. Results were collected through surveys and individual interviews. Descriptive statistics, independent samples t test, one-way ANOVAs, and multiple regressions were used to analyze significance. The results showed no significance between teacher gender, age, or years of teaching experience on job satisfaction. Student interaction displayed a moderate and significant relationship with teacher job satisfaction. The relationship between administrative support and teacher job satisfaction was moderate and significant. School climate and teacher job satisfaction was found to have a strong and significant relationship.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Walker, Marcia
Commitee: Horner, Cheryl
School: Trevecca Nazarene University
Department: Doctoral Studies
School Location: United States -- Tennessee
Source: DAI-A 79/11(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Educational leadership, Education, Religious education, Occupational psychology
Keywords: Administrative support, Age, Catholic schools, Experience, Gender, School climate, Student interaction, Teacher job satisfaction
Publication Number: 10686914
ISBN: 978-0-438-09566-3
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