An Empirical Study on the Resilience and Organizational Commitment of Childcare Teachers Facing Job Stress

Yeon Kim, Mi-Na Lee
2022 Asia-pacific Journal of Convergent Research Interchange  
This study was conducted to investigate the experiences of childcare teachers on resilience and organizational commitment according to job stress. For high-quality childcare and holistic development of a child, not only physical resources but also competent human resources, childcare teachers are important. Nursery teacher is a job engaged in childcare for the development and growth of infants and young children, and it requires a heart to serve and love to sacrifice for young children. This
more » ... dy was conducted to examine the effectiveness of childcare teachers based on their resilience and organizational commitment while being faced with job stress. The participants of this study are six childcare teachers working in a daycare center. The results revealed that, childcare teachers experienced stress in their relationship with infants and young children, especially due to problematic behavior, difficulties in controlling, the burden of childcare services tailored to individual characteristics, and misunderstandings or conflicts that arise when parents distrust teachers. It was found that they had a hard time with the lack of social support and low human rights awareness. Therefore, it can be seen that stress management is very important for childcare teachers who play an important role in the positive emotional experience and sound growth and development of infancy and early childhood.
doi:10.47116/apjcri.2022.01.21 fatcat:brxzptxdmfgzndlzugsnlr4haa