Our Leadership Team | Phorms Frankfurt Taunus
Alexander Thoms, Business Manager
Alexander Thoms has many years of professional experience in IT and telecommunications. After his apprenticeship as ‘Industriekaufmann’ at Siemens AG in Cologne, he took over tasks in commercial sales. Afterwards, he worked for many years in the sales and service controlling and most recently led business administration teams for global accounts as well as banks and insurance companies as commercial sales manager for IT-provider Unify. For several years, he has been volunteering as a firefighter in his home town.
Jan Fuchs, Head of Secondary School
Jan Fuchs studied Philosophy and Chemistry in Heidelberg and Darmstadt. He has been teaching chemistry, physics, mathematics and philosophy / ethics since 2003 and is a lecturer at TU Darmstadt. For five years he was a member of the school management team of a private school in South Hesse and responsible for the Abitur examinations. In addition to "normal" management tasks, the focus of his work is on international activities, cooperation with education / science and business.
Dr. Astrid Simon, Head of Primary School
Astrid Simon studied Romance Languages in Cologne and did her PhD in Sports Science after receiving her degree as PE teacher. After having worked as a lecturer and scientist at the German Sports University in Cologne she moved to Singapore for five years. She joined Phorms Frankfurt Taunus Campus in May 2012 as Sports Coordinator and Sports teacher and was promoted to the Deputy Head of Primary position in 2014. With the beginning of the school year 2017/18 she has taken over the pedagogical school management as Head of Primary.
Jessica Millard, Dep. Head of Secondary School
Jessica Millard studied mathematics, actuarial science and education in Canada. She taught in England before coming to Phorms Frankfurt. Jessica has been a teacher at Phorms since 2013, where she has taught mathematics. She has been the Deputy Head of Secondary since August 2016.
Darja Godecki, Head of Day Care Centre
Ms. Godecki has been responsible for managing PhorMinis Taunus since the beginning of 2017. She holds a BA in Social Education and American Studies and has experiences in different pedagogical areas such as assisting children with school, working with kids and young grown-ups and assisted living. Parallel to finishing her studies she started working for Phorms in the Crèche as a teacher as well as Group Leader for the past two years. In 2016 she furthermore started a Management-Course.
Gregory Trueman, Extra Curricular Coordinator
Gregory Trueman hails from both England and America. He attended Longwood University in Virginia and graduated with a Bachelors degree in History with a minor in Criminal Justice. Having worked in the hospitality industry for almost 10 years, he likes to bring people smiles and great customer service, and is most happy when you’re happy! Apart from working at Phorms and making children laugh, he also works as a part time professional tour guide of Frankfurt.