The present study aims to examine the work-life balance of women teachers in Chennai city. In this normative survey study, 100 women teachers were selected as sample by using convenient sampling technique. The data were collected from 100 women teachers who are working in eight Higher Secondary Schools at chennai city using the Work-life Balance Checklist by Daniels, Lewis, and McCarraher (2000). The tool consists of ten statements pertaining to work-life balance. For analyzing the data, the investigator used mean, standard deviation, t-test, and ANOVA as the statistical techniques. Finding shows that there is a significant difference among work-life balance of women teachers with respect to age group and years of experience and there is no significant difference among work-life balance of women teachers with respect to salary, marital status, and number of children.

Work-life Balance, Women Teachers, Higher Secondary School.
How to Cite this Article?
J. Johnsi Priya (2017). An Investigation on Balance between Professional and Personal Work of Women Teachers. i-manager’s Journal on Educational Psychology, 10(3), Nov 2016 – Jan 2017, Print ISSN 0973-8827, E-ISSN 2230-7141, pp. 39-45.
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