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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12A), 13-21
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12A-3
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Job Satisfaction of Part-time College Teachers in the District of Hooghly, West Bengal

Abhijit Dutta1, , Pranab Barman1 and Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera1

1Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India

Pub. Date: December 10, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teacher Education: Issues and Challenges)

Cite this paper:
Abhijit Dutta, Pranab Barman and Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera. Job Satisfaction of Part-time College Teachers in the District of Hooghly, West Bengal. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12A):13-21. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12A-3

Abstract

In the present study an attempt has been made by the investigators to study the Level of Job Satisfaction of Part-time College Teachers in the district of Hooghly, West Bengal. The investigators used Descriptive Survey method for the present study. The sample consists of 110 Part-time College Teachers from 6 (six) selected General Degree Colleges which are situated in the district of Hooghly, West Bengal. The Purposive sampling technique has been used for the selection of sample. The investigators have developed a tool namely “Teachers’ Job Satisfaction Scale” by themselves to measure the Level of Job Satisfaction of Part-time College Teachers on the basis of Seven Important Dimensions that are Working Conditions, Salary Status, Understanding between Colleagues, Recognition by Others, Work Load, Availability of Power and Status and Promotion Opportunities. For the analysis of data ‘t’ test has been used in the present study. The overall results indicate that the Level of Job Satisfaction of Part-time College Teachers of the Hooghly District is neither Unsatisfied nor Satisfied i.e. Moderate. And it is also found through the present study that the demographic variables that are Gender, Locality, Stream, Educational Qualification, Teaching Experience and Income have no any significant impact on Job Satisfaction of Part-time College Teachers of the district of Hooghly, West Bengal.

Keywords:
job satisfaction part-time college teachers demographic variables dimensions of job satisfaction

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