SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CORRELATES OF JOB SATISFACTION AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL SPORTS ADMINISTRATORS IN AWKA EDUCATION ZONE OF ANAMBRA STATE

SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CORRELATES OF JOB SATISFACTION AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL SPORTS ADMINISTRATORS IN AWKA EDUCATION ZONE OF ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to ascertain the socio- demographic correlates of job satisfaction among secondary school

sports administrators in Awka Education Zone of Anambra State. The study was guided by eleven specific purposes and eleven corresponding research questions. Six null hypotheses were also postulated and verified at .05 level of significance. A cross-sectional survey design was employed to generate data for the study. The population for the study comprised the sixty two secondary school sports administrators in the zone. The entire population was utilized for the study as there was no need for sampling given the number of respondents within the population. A validated structured four point Likert type questionnaire adopted from the Minnesota satisfaction questionnaire (1977) was utilized for data collection. The generated data were analysed using mean and simple regression statistics. The study revealed that: The secondary school sports administrators in Awka Education Zone of Anambra State were not satisfied with payment, promotion, and nature of work itself and this led to their low job satisfaction. It also revealed that the sports administrators were, however, satisfied with supervision and ‘relation with co-workers’ which revealed that they were not part of the factors that laid to low job satisfaction of the sports administrators. It was further revealed that age, marital status, level of education, gender, years of working experience and location had  no statistically significant relationship with job satisfaction among secondary school sports administrators. Following from these findings and the conclusions there from, relevant recommendations were made.