They all share excellent, in-depth training and enthusiasm for their profession and for working with children. All our teachers are familiar with the Phorms concept and regularly attend both internal and external professional development. This enables us to keep our educational approach at a consistently high level.
Patrizia von Möller, Managing Director
Patrizia von Möller has been part of the management team ever since the Phorms Campus Munich was founded in 2007/08. She studied International Economics at Passau University and at the European Economic Academy E.A.P in Paris, Oxford and Berlin. After she had obtained her diploma, she worked as project manager and Head of Administration at different companies in Germany and abroad.
Kathrin Volkmann, Head of Secondary School
Kathrin Volkmann worked as a German and English teacher at secondary schools in Magdeburg, Meißen and Dresden. While assigned to the International School for Holocaust Studies in Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, she developed learning materials and workshops. Before joining Phorms, she was Deputy Head at the all-day “Sinai” primary school in Munich.
Bastian Becker, Deputy Head of Secondary School
Bastian Becker has been at Phorms Gymnasium in Munich since 2013. After his studies in economics and geography in Bayreuth, he completed his Referendariat (teacher in training) in Altdorf near Nuremberg. During the two-year apprenticeship, he taught at high schools in Augsburg and Burghausen.
Benjamin Bohn, Deputy Head of Secondary School
After graduating from high school, Ben Bohn first studied business engineering before discovering his passion for teaching and school. Then he studied English and Geography at the University of Augsburg and spent a year in Canada as part of his studies, where he worked as a ski instructor, among other things. He has been working for Phorms as a Gymnasium teacher since 2012 and has been the Upper School Coordinator since 2014.
Daphne Scobie, Head of Primary School
Daphne Scobie is English by birth and has been living in Germany for more than 25 years. Originally, she was an engineer in aerospace technology, but then followed her true calling and trained as a teacher. Before joining Phorms, she gained teaching experience at many other schools, most recently as Head of a European primary school in the Frankfurt/Main area.
Lilian Feninger, Deputy Head of Primary School
Lilian Feninger trained as a “European Teacher” at the College of Education in Freiburg, a course of studies focused on teaching at bilingual schools. While still at school, she spent a year in the United States and returned there to gain her first professional experience as an assistant teacher. Before being promoted to Deputy Head, she taught as class teacher at our Primary School for several years.
Stefanie Nussbaumer, Deputy Head of Primary School
Stefanie Nussbaumer is from Austria and studied at the Pädagogische Hochschule Salzburg. She lived in the United States for many years and went to school there. After completing her studies she spent a few months in Indonesia in order to gain teaching experience at Jakarta International School. Stefanie Nussbaumer previously worked as a class teacher in our Primary School before taking over the position as Deputy Head of Primary School.
Sheryl Finkbone, Head of Crèche & Kindergarten
Sheryl Finkbone is originally from Chicago (USA). After completing bachelor degrees in Psychology and Political Science, she worked in an American Montessori kindergarten before travelling through Europe. Her experiences in Europe drew her to return the following year and she has called Munich home since 2000. She joined Phorms Munich in 2008 and has worked in the Kindergarten and Preschool groups, completed her Master’s degree in Education. In the kindergarten year 2018/2019 she took over the role as Head of Crèche & Kindergarten.
Dina Schoeller, Deputy Head of Crèche & Kindergarten
Dina Schoeller was born and raised in Munich. She has also lived in the United States for two years where she attended school as well as gaining first working experiences. It is since 2012 that she has been working in the field of bilingual education. She completed her Bachelor Degress in pedagogy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich in 2017. Dina Schoeller will support the PhorMinis team as of January 2020 in the role of the deputy head.