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.
Peter Kemmer, Head of School
After training as a teacher in the subjects Physical Education, Spanish and Catholic Theology, Peter Kemmer taught at a secondary school in Munich. Following that, he headed a department at the Educational Authority of the city of Munich. Before joining Phorms, he was Head of School at the “Luisengymnasium” in Munich.
Patrizia von Möller, Managing Director and Head of Administration
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, Deputy Head, 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.
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.
Lauren Winkler, Deputy Head, Primary School
Lauren Winkler obtained a Bachelor of Music Therapy in Ontario, Canada. After working as a music therapist for several years, she moved to Glasgow, Scotland to complete her Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Education. She began working at Phorms Munich in 2012 as a Teaching Assistant before taking on the role of the Music Teacher. She then began working as a classroom Teacher while working on her Masters of Education. Lauren is looking forward to her new role as the Deputy Head of the Primary School, and learning another realm of Phorms Education.
Stefanie Nussbaumer, Deputy Head, 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
My name is Sheryl Finkbone. I am originally from Chicago (USA), but have called Munich home since 2000 and Phorms Munich since 2008. Last year I completed my Master’s degree in Education. This year, I am happy to take on my new role as Deputy Head of Crèche and Kindergarten, as well as the acting substitute teacher in Kindergarten.
Dominik Schneider, Deputy Head of Crèche & Kindergarten
Dominik Schneider is an educational specialist who has been working with children aged between crèche and start of primary school for 8 years.
He grew up in the Bavarian Prealps at Ammersee, where he was able to gain manifold pedagogical experience. This laid the foundation for his focus on self-efficacy and the teaching of value ideals.
Before he joined Phorms in 2018, he was the executive manager of a prestigious Munich day care centre.