This research aims at describing and explaining the effects of motivation, competency, and leadership style towards teachers’ satisfaction of the Vocational Senior Schools in South Sulawesi Province. It also focuses the discussing on the direct and indirect motivation, competency, and leadership style towards performances via teachers’ working satisfaction for portraying the satisfactory impact towards teachers’ performances. The type of research applied was a qualitative research. Its main feature was that the data were gathered in the site naturally. In other words, this study was a naturally qualitative research, attempting to describe and explain data in the form of words. The findings indicate that the motivation affects negatively and insignificantly towards work satisfaction. This means that the motivation implemented during this time has not encouraged, inspired, and opposed teachers to work well in the teaching-learning processes for fulfilling their satisfaction. In contrast, the competency influences positively and significantly the work satisfaction and performance. This means that the competency implementation has been done for expanding teachers’ performance that has given the satisfaction to the teachers in conduction their profession. Based on the above findings, a conclusion could be drawn that competency influences positively and significantly the work satisfaction and performance.