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Teachers’ Job Satisfaction Indicators and Labour Turnover in Private Secondary Schools in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District Nigeria


This study sought to determine the extent to which teachers’ job satisfaction indicators influence labour turnover in private secondary schools in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District. In order to carry out this study objectively, four specific objectives, three research questions and four research hypotheses were postulated to guide the study. A descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised 2,585 teachers in all the 121 government approved private secondary schools in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District. Stratified random sampling technique was used in selecting a sample of 346 teachers. A questionnaire with 28 structured items designed by the researchers was used for data collection for this study. Cronbach’s Alpha Technique was used in determining the reliability of the instrument and a correlation coefficient of 0.85 was obtained. Means with standard deviation was used in answering the research questions. The t-test statistics was used in testing the null hypotheses 1,2 and 4 while Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used in testing hypotheses 3 respectively at .05 level significance. The findings of the study reveal that there is no significant difference between the mean responses of male and female teachers on the extent to which job security, compensation, organizational policy and job prospect influences labour turnover in private secondary schools in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District. Based on the findings, it is concluded that provisions of teachers’ job satisfaction indicators in private secondary schools would positively increase teachers’ satisfaction, reduce labour turnover, increase students and teachers’ performance, increase students’ population, promote the image of the school, increase profitability earning capacity and competitive ability. It is recommended among other things that proprietors and proprietresses in private secondary schools should provide teachers with job satisfaction indicators such as job security, compensation, organizational policy and job propect in order to reduce labour turnover.


Keywords: Akwa Ibom, Labour turnover, Nigeria, Private Secondary schools, indicators, teachers’ job satisfaction

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