A Comparison of Public and Private School Teachers' Job Satisfaction When Controlling for Policy Perspectives, Individual, and Workplace Characteristics
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Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership for Learning Dissertations
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The purpose of this study is to contribute to the empirical literature concerning the factors that contribute to the job satisfaction levels of public and private school teachers. Furthermore, an emphasis is placed on how policy, procedures, and workplace characteristics affect levels of job satisfaction. This study focused on other contributing factors of job satisfaction such as personal attributes, human capital, occupational characteristics, and school characteristics. Inferential statistics concluded that there was a statistically significant difference between the job satisfaction levels of public and private school teachers.