Understanding the Job Satisfaction of Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health Teachers in Indigenous People Schools as Predicted by Motivation: A Convergent Parallel Approach


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When there is absence of motivation in the job, satisfaction of the employees becomes at risk. This study aimed to understand the job satisfaction of MAPEH teachers in Indigenous People Schools as predicted by motivation. Mixed methods design, specifically the convergent parallel approach was used in the study. The respondents in the quantitative study were the 150 public school MAPEH teachers, 10 teachers in the In-depth Interview and seven teachers in focus group discussion for the qualitative both assigned in indigenous people schools of Davao del Norte. They were selected through purposive sampling technique. The survey questionnaire and interview guide questions were modified and validated by the experts. The statistical tools employed in the quantitative study were mean, standard deviation and regression analysis while thematic analysis was used in the qualitative study. The findings of the quantitative study revealed that the overall mean of motivation and job satisfaction of MAPEH teachers were described as high. The test of influence of motivation in job satisfaction was significant. Themes derived from the qualitative analysis were Difficulty in pedagogical practices, Enthusiasm in teaching and learning, Exigency of service of all stakeholders despite job demands, Positive attitude of MAPEH teachers for the indigenous students’ welfare, and Staying committed and happy in the teaching profession. Quantitative and qualitative findings were merged and have established convergences.

Keywords : Physical Education, Motivation, Job Satisfaction, MAPEH, Indigenous People Schools, Convergent Parallel, Philippines


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