Dr Nguwasen Patricia Mando & Simon Terzungwe Guda
This study investigated assigned responsibility and promotion as perceived determinants of teachers’ job performance in public secondary schools in North Central geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Two research questions guided the study. The study employed descriptive survey design. The population was 44,342 teachers from 1,656 public secondary schools. The sample size was 381 respondents. The study employed multistage sampling procedure. The instrument used for data collection was a structured questionnaire titled “Job Satisfaction as a Determinant of Teachers’ Job Performance Questionnaire (JSDTJPQ)” with reliability coefficient of 0.95. The instrument was validated by five experts. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions. The study revealed that assigned responsibility and promotion are perceived determinants of teacher’s job performance in public secondary schools in North Central geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It was recommended that school principals should give responsibilities to teachers, such as labour teacher, games teacher, disciplinary teacher and dean of studies; and teachers should be promoted as and when due.