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Teacher Motivation and Job Satisfaction |

Punam Agarwal, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Levels of job satisfaction and motivation were measured by survey in asample of 50 teachers. A sample of 12 teachers was then studied using theExperience Sam- pling Method (ESM). Job satisfaction and motivation correlatedsignificantly with responsibility levels, gender, subject, age, years ofteaching experience, and activity. For this group of teachers who work in aschool with a selective student body, overall motivation and job satisfactionlevels were high. Based upon the findings, it appears that gratifica- tionof  higher-order needs is most importantfor job satisfaction.