Continental J. Education Research 4 (1): 28 - 34, 2011 ISSN: 2141 - 4181© Wilolud Journals, 2011http://www.wiloludjournal.com ` Printed in NigeriaAN ASSESSMENT OF TEACHER’S JOB SATISFACTION AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN THREESELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF BORNO STATE, NIGERIA.Alimi Baba Gana, Adda Gana Bukar and Yabawa Mohammed Kadai.Department of Social Services, Ramat Polytechnic MaiduguriABSTRACTThis study examines the relationship between teachers, job satisfaction and performance in selectedBorno State Secondary Schools. The study used a total of 180 as respondents of the three secondaryschools. The research study was set to determine the relationship between promotion and teachers’ jobperformance, pay and teacher’s job performance, teacher’s job satisfaction and job performance inBorno State secondary schools. A questionnaire on teacher job satisfaction was developed in theresearch while postgraduate teaching practice assessment form from University of Maiduguri andKashim Ibrahim College of Education was adopted and used in assessing and scoring live lecturingexercise of the samples as performance indicator. Descriptive statistic was used in analyzing the datausing simple frequency distribution and percentages. It was therefore, recommended that based on theabove result, teachers should be promoted and pay with high lucrative salary by Borno Stategovernment in order to maintain the tempo, and to build up on the present performance so as to live tothe expectation of the government and public which has fall short of expectation.KEYWORDS: Effects; Relationship; Teachers’; Job satisfaction; performance; Assessment.INTRODUCTIONThe teacher is a worker whose job satisfaction study is inevitable due to his enormous role in Nation building,so as to make him comfortable and stay on the job. The study of teacher’s job satisfaction and job performancein teaching and learning has become imperative to Administrators Academicians school head and governmentso as to motivate teachers to be productive or perform effectively.The principal concern of this study is to scrutinize the amicability between teacher’s job satisfaction and jobperformance in Borno State secondary Schools. Borno State has taken education as a matter of priority in itsyearly budgetary statement in spite the said government priority measures researchers and teaching serviceBoard have identified among other problems bedeviling education and teachers in the state, includes,fluctuation in cross net pay of staff salaries; teachers were not promptly promoted; salaries were not adjustedeven after acquiring additional qualification; inability of government to pay the agreed 25% federal governmentincrement, teachers condition of service was going from bad to worse, teachers’ salaries were not paid on timefor reason only known to government’ the schools remained with insufficient teachers and recently said (1000)one thousands teachers recruited were not permitted to assume duty since January 2010 to the time of compilingthis report, influx of ungratified teachers into the system and partially recruited part time teachers were alsocompliant of not paying as agreed (BSTSB; Handbook, 2010). The study revealed that there has been a highturnover of teachers in most secondary school in Borno State that resulted to poor performance of students in therecent year examinations. The situations suggest that teachers might not be satisfied with their jobs thusaffecting their performance. Besides, studies on the relationship between job satisfaction and workersperformance have not been conclusive. Against this backdrop, this study examined the level of teachers’ jobsatisfaction in Borno State and determines the relationship between teachers’ job satisfaction and performance.Therefore, the indices of job satisfaction like pay and promotion will be related with the indices under jobperformance like quality of teacher’s instructions, uses of teaching techniques in teaching and punctuality etc.OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY(1)
To determine the relationship between promotion, pay, and teachers job performance.(2)
To determine the relation between teachers job satisfaction and job performance.