Leadership & Administration
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.
Eliis Voksepp, Deputy Head of Primary
Anne-Marie Powell, Deputy Head of Primary: Teaching and Learning
As a Primary Educator with 9 years of experience, Anne-Marie Powell has worked in both State and International school settings in Nottingham, London and Frankfurt am Main. Throughout her diverse career, Anne-Marie has taught across the full Primary spectrum, from Reception to Grade 6, which has served as a firm foundation and springboard for her current role as the Deputy Head of Primary: Teaching and Learning at Phorms Frankfurt. Anne-Marie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education from Nottingham Trent University with specializations in English Language, Holistic Learning, Sport and the Arts. She has a working knowledge of multiple curriculums, including the British National Curriculum, Primary Years Program and Cambridge International Curriculum, and considers herself to be an avid and life-long learner with a growth mindset.
Gregory Trueman, Extracurricular 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
Juliane Schmidt, School Assistant
Juliane Schmidt is a trained hotel clerk. She has more than 5 years’ experience in the field of order and contract processing. Since January 2017 she is responsible for the organization of the school office in the Front Office of the Phorms School Frankfurt Taunus Campus.
Manuela Döhl, Front Office Manager
After a successful apprenticeship as Industrial Sales Management Assistant Manuela Döhl added a qualification as Industrial Business Management Specialist. Her last position was in inside sales in the food industry. Since December 2017 she is responsible for the front office organization of the Phorms School Frankfurt Taunus Campus.