publication . Article . 2017

The Role of Personal Characteristics and School Characteristics in Explaining Teacher Job Satisfaction

Gil Flores, Javier;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Recent studies show that teacher job satisfaction declined in Spain over the last decade. Also, it is significantly lower in secondary education than in previous educational levels. In this paper we identify variables that contribute to the explanation of teacher job satisfaction in secondary education. We use the Spanish sample (192 schools and 3339 teachers) participating in the 2013 edition of TALIS (Teaching and Learning International Study), sponsored by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). Employing hierarchical linear models, we assess the importance of teacher variables and schools variables as predictors of job satisfaction...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: educationbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: Teacher job satisfaction, Secondary education, Teacher characteristics, School characteristics
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