international journal of philosophy and social-psychological sciences
Relationship between Conditions of Service and Teachers’ Job Performance in Senior Secondary Schools in Adamawa State, Nigeria
Adamu Mohammed, Aishatu Salihu Bello, Badamasi Abubakar Barde
This study investigated the “Relationship between conditions of service and teachers’ job performance in Senior Secondary Schools in Adamawa State”. The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between conditions of service and teachers’ job performance in Senior Secondary Schools in Adamawa State, one hypothesis guided the study. The study adopted descriptive research design. The area of the study was Adamawa state, the population was 337 principals and 5128 teachers. A stratified simple random sampling technique was used to select two education zones out of five and a sample of 166 principals and 166 teachers was determined using Taro Yamane’s formulae. The instrument was questionnaire on conditions of service for teachers’ determination questionnaire (CSTDQ) and teachers’ job performance questionnaire (TJPQ). The instrument was validated by 3 experts and reliability coefficient was 0.94 and 0.92 using Cronbach’s alpha method. The data was collected with the help of four research assistants within the period of 4 weeks. The data was analysed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (PPMCC). Findings indicated that there was a significant relationship between conditions of service and teachers’ job performance in senior secondary schools in Adamawa state. The study concluded that there is a significant relationship between the conditions of service and teachers’ job performance and recommendations among others included paying teachers’ salaries promptly, promoting them regularly, giving them surprise packages and sending them on training programmes.