Transformational Leadership and Teacher Job Satisfaction. A Critical Investigation of Public Primary Schools in Belgut Sub-County, Kenya

Transformational Leadership and Teacher Job Satisfaction. A Critical Investigation of Public Primary Schools in Belgut Sub-County, Kenya

von Augustine Cheruiyot, Ernest Kirui, Joshua Gichaba Manduku
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Essay from the year 2017 in the subject Pedagogy - Nursery Pedagogy, Early Childhood Education, grade: 4, , course: EDUCATION ADMINISTARTION, language: English, abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of transformational leadership by head teachers in Belgut Sub County and its relationship to teacher job satisfaction. This study was conceived after the realization that there had been increased cases of teacher attrition (transfers and resignation) in the past three years. For example, teachers' transfers had been increasing by 5.2 percent annually while teachers resigning from their jobs had been on a steady increase. The objectives of the study were to establish the extent to which head teachers apply inspirational motivational approaches and idealized influence, on teachers' job satisfaction in Belgut Sub County primary schools. The theoretical framework for this study was based on transformational leadership theory developed by Burns (1978) and elaborated by Bass (1985). The study adopted an ex post facto and descriptive survey research designs. The study was conducted in Belgut Sub County, Belgut County. The target population for the study comprised of 52 head teachers and 667 teachers employed by TSC. The sample size studied comprised of 16 head teachers who were purposively selected and 200 teachers who were selected using stratified and simple random sampling methods. The study used questionnaires to collect data. The research instruments were tested for validity and reliability prior to being used in the field. The data collected from the field was analyzed using mixed method approaches. Statistical Package for Social Sciences aided in data entry, coding and analysis of quantitative data from questionnaires. In presenting analysed quantitative data, descriptive statistics indicating frequency, percentages, means, and standard deviations were executed to analyze the data quantitatively while inferential statistics: multiple regression analysis and T-test correlation were used to check on the relationship between various transformational leadership strategies and teachers job satisfaction.

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Verlag GRIN Publishing
Ersterscheinung März 2017
Maße 214 mm x 151 mm x 9 mm
Gewicht 70 Gramm
Format Taschenbuch
ISBN-13 9783668419766
Auflage 1. Auflage
Seiten 24

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