From the article, Reflection and Self-Efficacy: Enhancing the Retention of Qualified Teachers from a Teacher Education Perspective...
"In a review of the Department of Education literature on teacher resiliency, Bobeck (2002) contends that five primary factors are responsible for teachers remaining in the field despite the challenges they face:
(1) relationships (mentoring programs, administrative and parental support)
(2) career competence and skills
(3) personal ownership of careers (ability to solve problems, set goals, and help students)
(4) sense of accomplishment (experiencing success)