Job Satisfaction and Professional Burnout of Primary School Teachers

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Number of pages: 1224-1229
Year-Number: 2022-97

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Burnout also affects the organization in which individuals work, especially in professions that require face-to-face relations. Experiencing negativities in the person due to burnout causes the person's work-life performance to decrease and job satisfaction cannot be achieved. The present study aimed to reveal the correlations between primary school teachers' job satisfaction and professional burnout. The data of the descriptive study was collected using the "Job Satisfaction Scale" and the "Maslach Burnout Inventory". The research sample consists of 729 primary school teachers. Emotional exhaustion of teachers participating in the research and a negative significant relationship was found between job satisfaction levels of depersonalization sub-dimensions. As a result of the study, it was determined that teachers' professional burnout levels were low and their job satisfaction was high.

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Abstract

Burnout also affects the organization in which individuals work, especially in professions that require face-to-face relations. Experiencing negativities in the person due to burnout causes the person's work-life performance to decrease and job satisfaction cannot be achieved. The present study aimed to reveal the correlations between primary school teachers' job satisfaction and professional burnout. The data of the descriptive study was collected using the "Job Satisfaction Scale" and the "Maslach Burnout Inventory". The research sample consists of 729 primary school teachers. Emotional exhaustion of teachers participating in the research and a negative significant relationship was found between job satisfaction levels of depersonalization sub-dimensions. As a result of the study, it was determined that teachers' professional burnout levels were low and their job satisfaction was high.

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