Relationship between Elementary School Teachers’ Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction

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Shakeel Gill, Dr. Ashi Zeeshan, Dr. Sajjad Ali Gill, Dr. Shaukat Ali Raza ,Syed Abir Hassan Naqvi


This study aims at exploring the association between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction of elementary schools teachers in tehsil Sarai Alamgir District Gujrat. It was correlational research based on survey design. The population was consisted of 24 elementary schools and 267 elementary teachers in tehsil Sarai Alamgir.   By using simple random sampling technique, 79 elementary school teachers were selected. Data was collected by self-developed questionnaire. There were three component of emotional intelligence scale (self-awareness, self-management, and social awareness) and two component of job satisfaction scale (job satisfaction and pay satisfaction) which were taken from Job Description Index (JDI). The collected data was arranged, coded and entered into computer. Data was analyzed through SPSS software by applying inferential and descriptive statistics. After analysis, it was found that there is significant positive relationship between emotional intelligence and job-satisfaction of the elementary schools teachers regarding their group of academic and professional qualification but the teacher who have B.A or B.Sc. their qualification had negative correlation. The result shows that significant positive relationship exist between emotive intellect, relation management, and occupation gratification and important moderate association exist between social consciousness and occupation gratification, while strong association exist between self-awareness and occupation gratification of elementary schools teachers. It was also found that according to teaching experience, there is negative relationship between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction of teachers who had less than 10 years of teaching experience. The teachers who had 11-20 years had moderate relationship and those teachers who had above than 20 years of teaching experience had strong relationship between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction.

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