Introduction: The level of job satisfaction among teachers
directly affects student achievement and instructional
effectiveness. It is reasonable to argue that it is the
foundation of any organization since it is an internal,
positive feeling that fosters exceptional performance in any
setting. There has been much discussion and disagreement
over the link between performance and work satisfaction.
Purpose: This study is to investigate the relationship
between job happiness and student performance. It is
noteworthy because it identified the reasons behind subpar
student performance, which helps the education ministry
achieve its goal.
Methods: A qualitative design was employed because of its
attentiveness, and the research approach was descriptive.
The study used the purposive sampling method and data
were collected using the semi- structured interview from
15 teachers and five (5) members of the management.
Results: The study found that the nature of the job;
teachers’ workload; recognition; motivation and support;
the working environment; communication and teacher
participation in decision-making and the stimulus of the
leadership style encouraging teachers’ job satisfaction.
Contribution: Study gives an insight to the role of
teacher’s job satisfaction on learner’s performance in
Keywords : Learning, Satisfaction, Performance, Influence and Decision-Making.