This study investigated the influence of motivating factors namely, compensation, the job itself, professional growth and development, supervision, administration and co-workers towards affective commitment and job performance among the 52 Basic Education Department and College faculty in a tertiary institution Research instruments were demographic profiles and the Work Motivation questionnaire. The Affective Commitment scale was modified from Allen and Meyer’s while performance ratings were generated from the records of the principal and the college dean. Spearman’s rho was utilized as statistical treatment to test the magnitude of relationship of the motivators toward affective commitment and job performance. Results of the study show that the motivating factors significantly influence the emotional attachment of the faculty towards the school organization. However, these motivating factors unexpectedly related negatively to the job performance rating. Furthermore, the study reveals that faculty members have moderate manifestation of emotional attachment to the school organization. This reveals that despite motivation with compensation, supervision, and administration or otherwise, the faculty still gives an excellent performance as expected by superiors.