Teacher’s Job Security and Workload Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction of Teachers in Multan (Southern Punjab)–Pakistan

  • Fawad Hussain National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E), Multan
  • Amir Saif National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E), Multan
Keywords: Teachers job satisfaction, workload, and job security

Abstract

The educational system in any country plays a vital role for the development and achieving
infrastructural goals. Pakistan since last few decades is facing critical economic and developmental
challenges. The nature of work conditions in public and private organizations are getting more intensified
and employees are facing critical time in term of workload, job security and satisfaction issues. This study
is aiming to investigate the relationship between job security and workload factors influencing teacher’s
job satisfaction. This paper has use SMART-PLS-SEM to examine the data using quantitative research
techniques. The study was conducted among 266 teachers. The teachers’ job satisfaction was determined
by two separate measures namely the teacher’s job security and workload influencing teacher’s job
satisfaction. This study was trigged as teachers in higher education institutions were facing challenges
regarding their job security and workload. The outcome exposed that there is an important relationship
among teachers job security, workload, and teacher job satisfaction. The effects of these factors call
further research. There is prerequisite to carry out a similar but comparative study in rural settings. In
addition, it is very important to comprehend the significance of teachers’ job satisfaction where the
industry is so uncertain. There is a need to address job satisfaction and workload stress with appropriate
assessment such as rating system and teachers’ satisfaction index evaluation according to the tasks and
work pressure allocated to each and every teacher. This reach adds value to knowledge by making
universities, institutes and colleges administration to know the causes of teachers’ uncomfortable zone
regarding their job security and workload. Conversely, it is also important for the administration in these
institutes to well understand the needs and demands of their teachers and what factors will contribute to
their satisfaction.

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Published
2019-12-09
How to Cite
Fawad Hussain, & Amir Saif. (2019). Teacher’s Job Security and Workload Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction of Teachers in Multan (Southern Punjab)–Pakistan. Journal of Education and Vocational Research, 10(1(V), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.22610/jevr.v10i1(V).2957
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