Ahmad Usman Gatawa
The study, adopted descriptive survey research design, to investigate demographic variables and job burnout among primary school teachers in Wamakko Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The population was 528 secondary school teachers. The sample of the study was 217 teachers (145 males, and 72 females). The instrument for data collection was Richmond et al. (2009) Teacher Burnout Measure (TBM). ANOVA and t-test for independent samples were used in analysing the data. The study established the fact that majority of the participants have job burnout feelings. The study found no significant difference in job burnout feelings among the primary school teachers based on their respective groupings of years of teaching experience. It was also found that there was no significant difference in job burnout feelings among the teachers in rural and urban primary schools. It was recommended that job burnout management unit should be established to train teachers on proper management of job burnout feelings irrespective of their years in teaching, and that the Primary Education Board should ensure that teachers in all locations are regularly trained on job burnout management skills.