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The Effect of Mindfulness Training on the Job Stress, Burnout, Teacher Efficacy of Middle School and High School Teachers

마음챙김 훈련이 중등교사의 직무스트레스와 소진, 교사효능감에 미치는 영향

  • 김태균 (전남대학교 교육학과) ;
  • 문정순 (송원대학교 심리치료학과)
  • Received : 2018.02.15
  • Accepted : 2018.04.20
  • Published : 2018.04.28

Abstract

This study examines the effects of mindfulness training on job stress, burnout, and teacher efficacy for middle school and high school teachers. For this study, twenty-four middle school and high school teachers were divided into experimental and control groups. Data analysis was performed using a Mixed ANOVA for teacher's job stress, burnout, and teacher efficacy according to pre-training, post-training and delayed post-training periods. As a result, we found support for time interval and between-group interaction effects for all the dependent variables. In order to investigate any delayed effects, a t-test was performed to analyze measurements taken one month after the completion of training period. The delayed post-training results indicated a significant effect between pre and post scores, meaning the program effects were sustained. Therefore, this study indicates that the mindfulness training program implemented in this research is an effective method for preventing job stress and burnout, as well as influencing the efficiency of work performance for middle school and high school teachers.

Keywords

Mindfulness;Job stress;Burnout;Teacher Efficacy;MBSR

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