The goal of this study was to find out if performance appraisal and motivation can be used to predict teachers’ job performance in selected secondary schools in Kampala, Uganda. The ex post facto research design was adopted for the study. The population comprised of all secondary schools in selected areas of Kampala metropolis. The population stood at 1022 teachers from 21 selected secondary schools in Kampala Metropolis. The purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used to sample 393 teachers for the study. Two hypotheses were formulated and tested using linear regression statistics. Data was collected using the researcher’s designed questionnaire titled “Performance appraisal, motivation and teachers’ job performance questionnaire”. The instrument was validated by experts in measurement and evaluation after passing face and content validity. The test-retest reliability was used to ascertain consistency within the instrument. The reliability index obtained coefficients ranging from 0.74-0.83 which indicates a high reliability. Data collected was analysed using linear regression statics at 0.05 level of significance. Findings showed that performance appraisal and motivation significantly predicted job performance of secondary school teachers in selected secondary schools in Kampala, Uganda. Based on the finding, it was recommended among others that, motivation of teachers should be taken seriously so as to spur them toward optimal performance.
Keywords: Performance appraisal, teachers’ motivation, job performance, Kampala metropolis, Secondary schools.
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Mbabazi Asiati (2023). Evaluation of Teachers’ Job Performance, Appraisal and Motivation in some selected Secondary Schools in Kampala, Uganda. IAA Journal of Education 9(1):11-16.