Determinant of Teachers’ Performance of Elementary School in Humbang Hasundutan Regency, North Sumatera Indonesia

Jangkontua Samuel Siburian, Arifin Siregar, Paningkat Siburian, Panigoran Siburian


The embodiment of a professional teacher is shown through high performance. Performance is influenced by various factors, one of which is job satisfaction. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between job satisfaction and the performance of elementary school teachers, and the tendency of job satisfaction to teachers’ performance of elementary school in Paranginan, Humbang Hasundutan Regency. This study is a correlational study with a population of 91 elementary school teachers and a sample of 76 people. The results of the study found that there was a significant positive correlation between job satisfaction and performance of elementary school teachers in Paranginan, Humbang Hasundutan Regency. The magnitude of the correlation value is 0.097 > 0.05, with a significance value of 0.000 0.05. The tendency of teacher job satisfaction has a level of job satisfaction in the satisfied category and the tendency of teacher performance is good as many as 62%. As a recommendation, to ensure good performance from a teacher, school leaders must pay attention to teacher job satisfaction which is realized through promotion satisfaction, satisfaction with the work itself, salary satisfaction, co-worker satisfaction, and supervision satisfaction in improving teacher performance.

Keywords: satisfaction, teacher, performance, elementary school

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/12-36-09

Publication date: December 31st 2021

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