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Table 5 Standardised path coefficients, significantly differentiated through combining teaching with another job—unconstrained model

From: Combining teaching with another job: a possible resource to face professional challenges. Preliminary findings from a Swiss study in vocational education and training

Specific path Teaching only Combining teaching with another job Wald test Chi square value P
Standardised estimate SE p Standardised estimate SE p
School-related challenges
→Job satisfaction
−0.385 0.045 P < 0.001 −0.121 0.089 n.s. 12.856 <0.001
School-related challenges
→Work engagement
−0.306 0.050 P < 0.001 −0.200 0.068 .003 8.257 0.004
Difficulties balancing work and other activities
→Confidence in facing professional challenges
−0.240 0.050 P < 0.001 0.019 0.076 n.s. 12.230 <0.001
  1. Model fit information: χ2(173) = 519.521, p < 0.05; RMSEA = 0.057; CFI/TLI = 0.924/0.908; SRMR = 0.056. ** p < 0.001; * p < 0.05. N = 603. Unstandardised values. Job satisfaction R2 = 0.30; Work engagement R2 = 0.27; Sense of competence as teacher R2 = 0.11; Sense of efficacy to face professional challenges R2 = 0.15. For reasons of readability, correlations between threatening factors are not depicted in the figure