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JOB SATISFACTION OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS WORKING IN SULUR TALUK IN COIMBATORE DISTRICT

ABSTRACT

Job Satisfaction is the amount of overall positive effect (feeling) that individuals have towards their jobs. Since a nation's progress depends on the quality of education, which in turn depends on the quality of the teachers, the quality of teaching is well related with the satisfaction of the teachers towards their job. The present study was carried out to study on the job satisfaction of the high school teachers towards their profession. In this study, the investigator took a sample of 75 high school teachers of Sulur Taluk, Coimbatore district in comparison with the different variables like gender, age group, experience, locality, family type, marital status and distance travelled to their work place. Normative study method was followed with the help of the questionnaire constructed by the investigator. The study revealed that the job satisfaction showed that no variation with other variables except the distance travelled to their working place.

Humanity rises or falls, grows or declines, flourishes or withers, not only on the national but also on the Universal level, depending on the education it gets. As the task of educating is entrusted to the teachers and they are the deciding factors about the quality of life of the world at large and a nation in particular. Hence not only the destiny of India but also the destiny of the whole world is being shaped in the class rooms.

Progress of a nation depends on the quality of education it gets. Quality of education depends on the quality of the teachers. The quality of the teachers depends on various factors such as level of academic excellence, commitment to teaching, zeal to impart knowledge, motivation of teachers, adequate fulfillment of teachers expectations which will eventually result in job satisfaction. A teacher, who is happy with his job, plays a pivotal...