International Academic Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

  • ISSN 2454-2210

Comparison of Psychological Well-Being and Job Stress between Teachers of Special and Ordinary Schools in Isfahan City

Mohammadreza Tamannaifar and Saba Golmohammadi

Abstract: The aim of this study is to compare psychological well-being and job stress between teachers of special and ordinary schools in Isfahan city. This study is a comparison. The study population is consisted of all teachers in special and ordinary schools teachers in the academic year 2014-2015 of Isfahan city. The sample consisted of 100 teachers from special schools (n = 50 male teachers and 50 female teachers) and 100 teachers from ordinary schools (50 males and 50 females) was studied by using cluster sampling method. Testing tools are the psychological well-being questionnaire of Magyarmv Keynesian and the job stress questionnaire of Harris. The findings showed that there is a significant difference between psychological well-being and job stress of special and ordinary schools teachers.job stress between ordinary schools teachers is more than special teachers except communication component, but psychological well-being between special teachers is less than ordinary teachers. Regarding to the relationship between job stress and psychological well-being, the conditions (eg, teaching stress management skills and life skills) can be provided in order to increase psychological well-being and to help job stress reduction

Keywords: Psychological Well-Being, Job Stress, Teacher, Special

Page: 18-27

Volume 1, Issue 1, 2014