Predicting the job Satisfaction of Teachers Based on Their Emotional Intelligence and Self-Efficacy

Authors

1 Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University

2 Educational Psychology Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to study the relationship of emotional intelligence and self-efficacy with Job Satisfaction of high school teachers. The study population consisted of all high school teachers in Kermanshah and participants (including 142 males and 158 females) were selected by the multistage sampling method. Research tools included Shrink's (1995) Emotional Intelligence questionnaire, Sherer's (1982) Self-Efficacy and theWysocki and Kromm’s (1994) Job Descriptive Index, respectively. Descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation, and stepwise multiple regression methods have been used for data analysis. Results showed that the correlations between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction (r =.204) and self-efficacy and job satisfaction (r =.21) are significant (P

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