Job satisfaction has mostly been investigated in both developed and developing countries because
it has a strong relationship with job outcomes. This paper focuses on investigating the job
satisfaction level and also explores impact of some selected personal characteristics of teachers on job satisfaction
in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The study used quantitative research design. From the seven divisional
headquarter districts, researchers selected 744 senior secondary school
teachers (SSST) through a stratified random sampling method. The
teachers job satisfaction level was found high. The findings revealed that
teachers gender, age, experience, academic and professional qualifications
have significant effect on their job satisfaction. These personal
characteristics have significant impact and predict teachers job satisfaction.
It is suggested that the government should bring such reforms in the service
structure which leads to increase the social status of teaching occupation
and positive feelings among secondary school teachers opting to teach as
Iqbal Amin Khan
Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir Lower, KP, Pakistan.
Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir Lower, KP, Pakistan.
Mohammad Naseer ud Din
Professor, Department of Education and Psychology, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat, KP, Pakistan.
Academic Qualification, Age, Experience, Gender, Job satisfaction, Professional Qualification