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Relationship among Job Stress, Social Support and Job Satisfaction of Special Education Assistants

  • Journal of Special Education: Theory and Practice
  • Abbr : JSPED
  • 2012, 13(2), pp.245-265
  • Publisher : Research Institute of the Korea Special Education
  • Research Area : Social Science > Education

배은정 1 Kim, Jakyoung 1

1부산대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the levels of job stress, social support and job satisfaction of special education assistants in general schools and special education schools located in P City and analyzed the relationships among them. A survey was conducted with 170 special education assistants in general schools and special education schools and 134 special education assistants were included in this study. The subjects were classified with background variables such as marriage status, types of schools, school levels, years of teaching, number of students in charge. The findings of this research are as follows. First, there was no significant group difference regarding of individual background variables on the level of job stress except marriage status in the sub-area of stress symptoms and types of schools in the sub-areas of stress symptoms and job itself. Second, significant group differences were found regarding of individual variables on the levels of social support in every sub-area and total scores. Third, significant group differences were found regarding of school types and number of students in charge. Fourth, there was a negative correlation between job stress and social support, a positive correlation between social support and job satisfaction, and a negative correlation between job stress and job satisfaction.

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