Influence of Principal Leadership, School Climate, Job Satisfaction, and Work Commitment on Teachers’ Performance at Accredited “A” Private Junior High School in Bandung City
Eti Hariyati, Udin S. Saud, Sumarto, Aan Komariah
SMP Negeri 5 Bandung
This paper analyzes the teacher’s performance at accredited “A” private Junior High School (JHS) in Bandung City that is influenced by internal and external factors: principal leadership, school climate, job satisfaction, and work commitment. Lack of teacher performance is characterized by a decrease in the number of the accreditation status of the schools from 2012 to 2014. In order to maintain the performance of teachers, the synergy of these factors is needed. This study is a descriptive-explanatory, with a quantitative approach and survey method. Data from 44 schools were analyzed using path analysis, with 296 teachers and 44 principals as respondents. The findings of this study are that all factors have contributed significantly to the teachers’ performance and that principal leadership is a key factor that will determine the teachers’ performance.
Topic: Administration and Management in Secondary School