At the Golden Door Charter School, we have chosen to establish standards to ensure a work environment that fosters respect, dignity, fair treatment, and a strong sense of business ethics. Because of the role we play in the community and the lives of the students entrusted to us, Golden Door Charter School employees have a special responsibility to the highest standards of public trust, honesty, and integrity. As a result, we are committed to recruiting and retaining highly qualified professionals to contribute to a learning environment that makes our students feel cherished and loved.

We believe that excellence requires all points of view. Golden Door Charter School proudly values diversity! The Golden Door Charter School is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and will not unlawfully discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, marital status, or veteran's status.     

Open positions for the 2020-2021 school year

Please send your resume and certification(s) to our Human Resources Department at

Note: Please do not contact the school with a status as only qualified candidates meeting all criteria will be contacted and considered.

Elementary Teacher

Golden Door Charter School is looking for a knowledgeable and creative teacher able to teach, develop and remediate instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, science and/or history in an elementary classroom setting.  Good classroom management skills and experience is highly preferred. New Jersey Standard Elementary Certification or New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility is required.  

Instructional Assistant

Looking for a dedicated and creative instructional assistant (i.e. aide/paraprofessional) who is able to assist a lead teacher in a lower elementary setting. Other duties include monitoring student arrival/dismissal times as well as lunch/recess duties.  Only teachers who are passionate about urban education and have a valid substitute teacher's certificate and at least 60 college credits will be considered. This is a F/T tenure track position at a starting salary in accordance with the school's salary guide.

Foreign Language Teacher - P/T

Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City is looking for a talented Foreign Language teacher who is motivated and a self-starter in any one of the following languages such as Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic, Hindi, etc. This position includes instruction to middle school students from fifth through the eighth grade. New Jersey Certificate or Certificate of Eligibility in the appropriate language is required. 

Computer Teacher

Golden Door Charter School is looking for a knowledgeable and creative computer teacher with experience using the latest computer technology, technology devices and software systems and has in-depth knowledge in the following areas: Microsoft Office Applications; Google Apps for Education (GAFE) /G Suite; Online Technology; Chromebooks; 21st Century instructional practices; and possess good classroom management skills. New Jersey Standard Elementary Certification or New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility is required with experience in computer instruction.


Substitute Teachers (Pre-K-8)

The Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City is seeking substitute teachers at the rate of $100 per day. Our existing sub pool is small so there should be ample opportunity for consistent work.  This is also a great opportunity to showcase your classroom skills for future jobs openings as there is a good chance a position(s) will open up for the upcoming school year.

Night Cleaning Staff (P/T) 

The Golden Door Charter School has an open position for a P/T Night Cleaning Staff Member.  The P/T hourly position is from 4pm to 8pm each Monday thru Friday. Great job for someone looking for a 2nd job at night to earn extra money and get your foot in the door at a public school.  Job responsibilities include:

    Resumes should be sent to the Facilities & Custodial Supervisor (Ryan Mooney) via email at


    Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City is looking to hire a full-time custodian July 2020 starting at or about $27,000.  The nature of the work consists of custodial work involving independent activity such as:

    1. Cleans/washes floors and ceilings, dusting and polishing furniture, washing windows, washing and cleaning rest rooms, disposal of garbage, and vacuuming, stripping/waxing, spraying and polishing floors.
    2. Will be responsible for cleaning an assigned area on a daily basis.
    3. Will coordinate and participate in team cleaning of an area as needed.
    4. Assists when and where required in the clean-up of food as well as body fluids from sick or injured person following prescribed procedures.
    5. Sets up and shifts furniture and furnishings as required.
    6. Operates security systems and fire safety systems.
    7. Assists in building maintenance on a handyman’s level by cleaning gutters and drainpipes, freeing stopped sanitary and sink plumbing, freeing stopped drinking fountains, repairing furniture, painting, replacing lights; tightening doorknobs; and cleaning traps, and performing related work.
    8. Meets with the Facilities & Custodial Supervisor on a daily basis to go over building problems, evening activities, event setups/takedowns, maintenance requests, and etc. Relays information to the nighttime cleaning staff via verbal or written communication as instructed by supervisor.
    9. Performs other work as assigned by the Facilities & Custodial Supervisor.

    Resumes should be sent to the Facilities & Custodial Supervisor (Ryan Mooney) via email at

    GDCS is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.