By Dr Osasere Owens-Sogolo & Oluranti Mary Aiwuyo
The study examined workload and job satisfaction of teachers in Edo and Ondo States, Nigeria. To guide the study one research question was raised and one hypothesis was formulated by the researchers. The ex post facto design was used for the study. The sample size used for the study was 1,603 teachers. 674 teachers were drawn from Edo State while 929 teachers were drawn from Ondo State. The instrument used for the study was a questionnaire titled “teachers job satisfaction scale”. Findings revealed that there is a positive relationship between workload and job satisfaction of teachers in Edo and Ondo States, and workload is significantly related to job satisfaction. It was concluded that workload and job satisfaction of teachers are significantly related. It was recommended that students who desire to become teachers because of free time should be aware that the workload in teaching demands commitment.