Structure and Psychometric Properties of Job Satisfaction Scale for a Sample of Secondary School Teachers in Gaza

1Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Omar, Dr. Ziad Ali AlJerrgaw, Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Ali Haiba and Maysa Ahmed Al-Basiony

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Abstract:

The present study attempts to examine the structure and psychometric properties of job satisfaction scale for a Sample of Secondary school teachers in Gaza. The study questions addressed are: What is the structure of the measure of job satisfaction for Secondary school teachers in Gaza? Is the job satisfaction scale have has appropriate psychometric properties? A total of 205 teachers From Gaza completed the scale of job satisfaction, including males (N= 121) and females (N= 84).The teachers ranged in age from 30 to 48 with an average age 38.87and S.D. 10.1. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) is used. The results indicates that The structure of job satisfaction is multidimensional which includes: Salary, School environment conditions and the nature of work, Supervision, and the scale has appropriate psychometric properties.

Keywords:

Job Satisfaction Scale, Reliability, Validity, Factor Analysis.

Paper Details
Month5
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages7253-7259