The study focused on the Influence of Teachers‟ Job Satisfaction and Creativity on Pupils‟ Academic Performance in Basic Science in Ilorin West Local Government Area, Kwara State, descriptive survey method of research was adopted in this study. The population of the study comprised of all schools, teachers and pupils in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State, the researcher used simple random sampling technique to select six public schools and 24 private schools, at the end of the research, 51 teachers from primary three and 212 pupils from primary 3 both public and private participated in the study. Questionnaire, rating scale and Basic Science academic performance test were used as the instruments for the study and the instrument were subjected to reliability using crombach alpha technique and 0.72, 0.78, and 0.71 were obtained as reliability coefficients. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics of mean, percentage and frequency count to answer the research question while inferential statistics of T-test and ANOVA were used to test all hypotheses. The findings indicated that the level of pupils academic performance in Basic Science is fair/average (mean= 6.48); there is significant influence of teachers‟ creativity on academic performance of pupils in Basic Science (F1, 50=10.442, p<0.05); there is significant influence of teachers‟ job satisfaction on academic performance of pupils in Basic Science (F1, 50= 11.23, p<0.05). it is therefore recommended that, teachers should be motivated and satisfied with their profession so they can perform their duties adequately, teachers should be taught how to use creative skills in teaching during teachers training programs. Finally, Government at all level should include the use of creativity in Basic Science curriculum, teachers should be taught how to use creative skills in teaching.


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