A Study on the Relationship between Job Stress and Job Satisfaction of Special Teachers

특수교사의 직무스트레스와 직무만족 간의 관계 연구

  • Received : 2018.03.12
  • Accepted : 2018.04.27
  • Published : 2018.04.30


The purpose of this research is to investigate the relationship between job stress and job satisfaction of special education teachers, and to grasp the situation of those instructors, and to suggest a suitable method to increase their job satisfaction. From 21 August to 18 September 2017, an online survey was conducted on 217 special education teachers for 4 weeks. As such, the research questions were, first, is there any difference in level of job stress and job satisfaction in accordance to their variable? Second, what is the influence of job stress on job satisfaction? Following are the results on the research question. First, female teachers have higher job stress and lower job satisfaction even to those who served in public school, and over 10 years. Second, as a result of examining the effect of job stress on job satisfaction, job satisfaction decreases as job stress increases. Referring from these results, in order to lower the job stress and increase job satisfaction of special education teachers, suggestion is proposed.