International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Education Management | Kenya | Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016


Relationship between Demographic Characteristics and Leadership Styleson Teachers Job Satisfaction in Primary Schoolskenya: A Case of Nakuru County

Wachira T. | Kalai J. M. [2] | Tanui K. E


Abstract: This study explored demographic characteristics and leadership styles to job satisfaction of teachers?. The study was conducted among a random sample of 348 primary school teachers from Nakuru County, Kenya. A researcher developed questionnaire was administered. Descriptive statistics in the form of percentages, means and frequencies were used for analysis and presentation. In addition spearman's coefficient correlation analysis was used to predict relationships between variables. Teacher job satisfaction was found to be influenced by job demands, school resources and work-related relationships. No significant relationship was found between demographic characteristics and teachers' job satisfaction however, academic qualifications were significantly associated to job satisfaction. Recommendations for staffing and resource allocation are given.


Keywords: Demographic characteristics, Job satisfaction, leadership styles, Work-related relationships


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016,


Pages: 19 - 24


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