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 Elementary education plays an important role in laying the proper foundation of child`s cultural, emotional, intellectual, moral, physical, social and spiritual development. In order to ensure that proper teaching learning process to take place, it is important that sufficient number of teachers are made available in the schools. Teachers’ role is central of all processes of education. A teacher is indispensable even in the most well equipped system of education. Teacher to be real manager of class room teaching learning process, must have skills, competence, inclinations and of course entire satisfaction with his job. Richard Wynn states that the following factors contribute to the satisfaction in a career. Intrinsic value of work; Security of life; The right to participate; Recognition and approval; Humane treatment and Self expression. The objective of the study is to find the satisfaction in different dimensions of job satisfaction (Satisfaction with working conditions; Satisfaction with job-content; Satisfaction with management attitude; Satisfaction with student receptivity; and Satisfaction with social predisposition) of teachers of elementary schools in the valley districts of Manipur under different managements viz. Aided, Government and Private maagement.  The sample consisted of 600 teachers of elementary schools in the valley districts of Manipur: 268 teachers from 38 elementary schools, 122 teachers from 26 aided schools and 210 teachers from 32 private schools. Job satisfaction Questionnaire was constructed for the survey. The satisfaction with working conditions of the teachers on the areas viz. Intervals at the Right Time, Working Hours Convenient and Sanitation and Hygiene were dependent on the Type of Management. This means that there exists significant difference in these areas with respect to management. The satisfactions with Job content of elementary school teachers in the areas of Salary, Satisfied with Leave Facilities, Satisfied with Chances of Increasing Income and Co-worker praises were significant with respect to management. The satisfaction with management attitude in the areas viz. Job fully secured, Head takes interest in the welfare of the teachers, Chances of promotion and Promotion on the basis of seniority cum merit basis are dependent on the type of management. There exists significant difference in these areas with respect to management. The satisfaction with student receptivity in the areas viz. Students maintain discipline, Students’ attendance, Students understand their responsibilities and Students have friendly attitude were dependent on the Type of Management. There exists significant difference in these mentioned areas with respect to management. The satisfaction with social predisposition in the areas viz. Feels teaching is high social status job, Society respects as an elementary teacher and Feel proud to introduce as an elementary teacher are dependent on the type of Management. There exists significant difference in these areas with respect to management.

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Devi, N. P., & Devi, N. N. (2019). Job Satisfaction Of Teachers Of Elementary Schools In The Valley Districts Of Manipur Under Different Managements. Thematics Journal of Geography, 8(8), 167-177. Retrieved from https://thematicsjournals.org/index.php/tjg/article/view/8142