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Structural Relationship Between Social Support, Job Stress, and Child Care Teachers' Burnout

보육교사의 사회적 지지, 직무스트레스, 소진 간 구조관계

  • Received : 2017.07.18
  • Accepted : 2017.10.20
  • Published : 2017.10.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze the structural relationship between social support and job stress variables affecting the exhaustion of child care teachers. The subjects of this study were 432 child care teachers who were working in child care centers. The collected data were analyzed by setting up a structural equation modeling via SPSS 21. 0 and AMOS 22.0 statistical programs. The main results of this study: first, social support directly affects child care teachers' job stress. Second, social support did not directly affect the burnout of child care teachers but indirect effect. Third, child care teachers' the job stress directly affect on child care teachers' burnout. As a result of the above analysis, it is necessary to strengthen the social support of the members and institutional support of the government.

Keywords

child care teachers;social support;job stress;burnout;structural equation modeling

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