The Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf, located in Ewing Township, New Jersey is seeking an experienced and innovative educational leader with documented success and expertise in providing quality educational experiences for every child. Our District has over one hundred years of experience providing Deaf and Hard of Hearing children with a comprehensive education in English/American sign language in a bilingual environment, PreK- 21 years of age in either a residential setting or day program. In addition to the academic program, the district provides a supportive environment in direct communication along with related services including special programs for students with multiple disabilities, behavioral disorders, audiological services, speech therapy, counseling, adaptive physical education, and substance abuse prevention.


  • NJ School Administrator or Certificate of Eligibility required
  • Superintendent experience preferred
  • Special Education experience preferred
  • Doctorate preferred

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Educational leadership with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Documented history of success in advancing student achievement
  • Knowledge of special education,
  • Community Outreach and Engagement

Salary commensurate with education and experience; subject to NJ State regulations

Position available on or before Jan. 1, 2024

Deadline for receipt of all applications: 5:00 pm, October 10, 2023

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH – Katzenbach School for the Deaf

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, certifications, and three letters of reference to 

by 5:00 pm, October 10, 2023

New Jersey School Boards Association

Dr. Timothy Purnell, Executive Director NJSBA, Search Consultant

 For questions or inquiries, please contact Gwen Thornton,

Director, Field Services at

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Mercer County

Job Overview

Closes:October 10, 2023
Location:Mercer County
Job Title:Superintendent