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The Relationships among Kindergarten Teachers' Job Stress, Ego-Resilience and Life Satisfaction

유아교사의 직무스트레스, 자아탄력성, 삶의 만족도의 관계

  • Moon, Myung-Hwa (A kindergarten attached to the Namgok Elementary School)
  • 문명화 (남곡초등학교 병설유치원)
  • Received : 2020.02.26
  • Accepted : 2020.04.20
  • Published : 2020.04.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of the job stress and ego-resilience of kindergarten teachers life satisfaction, and to explore ways to improve life satisfaction. 198 public and private kindergarten teachers and childcare center teachers in Gangwon-do were asked to respond by using job stress, ego-resilience, and life satisfaction questionnaires. Based on the collected data, Pearson's correlation coefficient analysis and hierarchical multiple regression analysis are as follows. First, the higher the job stress of the kindergarten teacher, the lower the life satisfaction, and the higher the ego-resilience, the higher the life satisfaction. In particular, the reward, a sub-variable of job stress, had a significant negative correlation with the kindergarten teacher's ego-resilience and life satisfaction. Second, the predictors of relationship resilience, energy, and reward significantly influenced the life satisfaction of kindergarten teachers, and the relationship resilience was relatively explanatory about life satisfaction. This study suggests that an educational plan to be explored to improve ego-resilience for kindergarten teacher's life satisfaction.

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