DIFFERENCES WORK ENGAGEMENT SCORE ON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS IN NORTH DENPASAR WITH 1-4 YEAR, 5-19 YEAR, AND MORE THAN 20 YEAR LENGTH OF SERVICE
By : Putu Gita Indraswari
Faculties : Fakultas Kedokteran
Department : PS. PENDIDIKAN DOKTER
Work engagement is influenced by job demand, job resources, and personal resources. However, there are differences in the results of previous studies on the relationship of length of service with work engagement. This study aims to prove the difference of work engagement score on junior high school teachers in North Denpasar with 1-4 year, 5-19 year, and more than 20 year length of service. It has been implemented an observational study with cross-sectional design, conducted at the Junior High School, located in North Denpasar District, include SMP 2 Denpasar, SMP 3 Denpasar, SMP N 4 Denpasar, SMP 5 Denpasar, SMP 10 Denpasar, and SMP 12 Denpasar. Total subjects were used in this study were 147 people. Work engagement scores were calculated using Utretch Work Engagement Scale (UWES). The length of service is classified into 1-4 years, 5-19 years, and more than 20 years. Total Work Engagement Scores were compared using Kruskal-Wallis test with a significance level of 0.05. Showed that there was an increase in mean scores significantly in group 1-4 years length of service with a mean of 79.66 ± 12.98 and group over 20 years with a mean score of 87.01 ± 7.99 (p <0.05 ). A significant result was also obtained in the group of 5-19-year length of service with mean score 80.84 ± 8.75 and group with over 20 years with a mean score of 87.01 ± 7.99. However, based on the correlation test, the association between engagement and length of service is not a significant. It was concluded that there was difference in mean scores significantly in group work period of 1-4 years and group over 20 and also group of 5-19-year length of service with and group with over 20 years. So that should be efforts to improve work engagement in the group of teachers with of 1-4 years and 5-19 years length of service.
Keyword : length of service, teacher, work engagement