Investigation of relationship between high school teachers' self- efficacy perceptions and job satisfaction

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Battal Göldağ


This research aims to determine the relationship between self-efficacy perceptions and job satisfaction of teachers working in high schools. The universe of the research is composed of the teachers working in high schools in Malatya Battalgazi and Yeşilyurt districts in the fall semester of the academic year 2019-2020. Simple random sampling method has been used for sample selection. In our study, the “Teacher Self-Efficacy Scale” and the short form of the adapted “Minnesota Job Satisfaction Scale” have been used. According to the new results we obtained in our research; teachers' job satisfaction is at a moderate level; self-efficacy perceptions are quite sufficient. There is a moderately significant positive correlation between self-efficacy levels perceived by teachers, self-efficacy levels of student participation, classroom management self-efficacy levels, teaching strategies self-efficacy levels, general job satisfaction levels, internal satisfaction levels and external satisfaction levels.


Keywords: Self-efficacy, Teacher Self-Efficacy, Job Satisfaction, High School Teachers;


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Göldağ , B. (2020). Investigation of relationship between high school teachers’ self- efficacy perceptions and job satisfaction. Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 15(6), 1464–1479.