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At CHSLSJ, we believe that all students, regardless of zip code, can and will achieve at a high level. It takes a team of dedicated and relentless professionals to provide high-quality instruction that fosters law and social justice.


  • We offer our staff the following Benefits:

    • UFT comprehensive health, dental, vision, Prescription, and Life Insurance plan.

    • PTO/Sick Days.

    • Pre-Tax Dependent Care Benefits Plan.

    • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits.

    • 401K & 403B Retirement Plans.

    • Lactation Accommodations.

    • Jury Duty and Subpoena Leave.

    • Military Duty Leave.

    • Paid Family Leave.

    • Family Medical Leave.

    • Blood Donation Leave.

    • Bone Marrow Donation Leave.

    • Bereavement Leave.

  • Weekly Team Professional Development - LSJ has a robust PD schedule for our teachers and staff.  We have 10 days before the start of school, availability of PD and coaching from your Leadership during the 3-4 PM PLANNING period, quarterly PD days, and outside opportunity for additional PD.

  • Coaching - Each department has an AP and a Department Chair. Teachers have weekly common planning periods, departmental meetings, and grade-level meetings to discuss their instructional practices, trends with student behavior, and best practices around making academic or cultural adjustments to meet the learning needs of our students.

  • Representation by the UFT - All of our instructional staff members are represented by the UFT. Our faculty enjoy the UFT membership and its full benefits as a newly developed partnership.  

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume via email to When applying via email, please list the position you are applying for in the subject line. We prefer cover letters and resumes to be sent via email.


You can also mail your Cover Letter and Resume to:

The Charter High School for Law and Social Justice

Leslie Portugal, Director of HR

1960 University Avenue

Bronx, NY 10453​

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