The Relationship between Professional Competence and Productivity and its Impacts on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction at Junior High School Rawajitu Timur Lampung

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    Teachers’ job satisfaction is an interesting and imperative issue for both teachers and educational institutions. Job satisfaction enhances the quality of teacher's life. As for the educational institutions, the stability of job satisfaction level will establish a balance between and smoothness of productivity and professional teachers’ competence. This study identifies the relationship between professional competence and teachers’ productivity and its impacts on teachers’ job satisfaction. Using questionnaires as the research instrument, this quantitative study revolves around the context of Rawajitu Timur Lampung. For this study, 44 teachers from three different high schools were selected as the respondents. A descriptive analysis generated revealed high levels of professional competence, teachers’ productivity, and teachers’ job satisfaction. Using Pearson correlation, the result showed that there was a significant positive relationship between professional competence and teachers’ productivity towards teachers’ job satisfaction, respectively. In addition, multiple regression analysis revealed that the combination of professional competence and teachers’ productivity increased teachers’ job satisfaction. The finding demonstrated the area of teachers’ job satisfaction and related factors to fathom greater the relationship between teachers' professional competence and productivity. Taking into account the results of the study, educational institutions may boost teachers’ professional competence and productivity to nurture job satisfaction.




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    Professional Competence; Teachers’ Productivity; Teachers' Job Satisfaction.

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Article ID: 18358
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i3.30.18358

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