international journal of philosophy and social-psychological sciences
Relationship between Incentive and Teachers’ Job Satisfaction in Senior Secondary Schools in Taraba State, Nigeria
Ishaka Bala, Waziri Garba El-jajah, Afiniki Adamu
This study examined the relationship between teachers’ incentive and teachers’ job performance in Senior Secondary Schools in Taraba State, Nigeria. One purpose, two research questions and one hypothesis was formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. Two research instruments were used to collect relevant data from the subjects, Teachers’ incentive Questionnaire (TIQ) and Teachers’ job satisfaction questionnaire (TSQ). The population of the study is 3,093 teachers. A sample of the study was 354 participants.Thedata collected was analyzed using mean and standard deviation and Pearson product moment correlation was used to analyze the hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. There is a statistical significance and strong relationship between incentives and teachers job satisfaction in Senior Secondary Schools in Taraba State, Nigeria. (r706 = 0.72, p < 0.05).The finding of this study also established that teachers’ incentive is low in Senior Secondary Schools in Taraba state, Nigeria with a grand mean score (2.51). Recommendations: The taraba state government and school management should provide motivational incentives such as free medical care, free accommodation, transport allowances, rent allowances, and responsibilities allowances.