Gabriele Schorn, Head of School
Gabriele Schorn is a very experienced teacher and school manager having worked in various public and private schools as well as in international schools abroad. She is a fully qualified grammar school /High school teacher: Her subjects are German, English and social studies. Gabriele has worked at an international school in the Netherlands for several years and at a community school in Venezuela being responsible of international project management. When coming back to Germany she became the head of the sixth form and later took over the function of the deputy Head at a big private school in Frankfurt. There she could also gain an insight into the pedagogical work in elementary and nursery school.
Alexander Thoms, Managing Director
Alexander Thoms has many years of commercial professional experience. After his apprenticeship at Siemens AG in Cologne, he took over tasks in commercial sales and controlling and most recently led business administration teams for global accounts for an international IT-provider. For several years, the family man has been volunteering as a firefighter in his hometown.
Nickolas Praulins, Head of Primary School
Nickolas has had experience working across various geographies at both the Primary and vocational-education levels. He began his teaching career in Australia in 2006, and taught at schools in both Adelaide and Melbourne. In 2010, he moved to Johannesburg, South Africa, taking on Head of Grade, Director of Thinking Skills and Director of Marketing roles. While in South Africa, he also coordinated the development of a number of literacy and numeracy resources, endorsed by the South African Department of Basic Education, as well as authoring a weekly educational supplement for The Star national newspaper. In 2015, he moved to Frankfurt and was the Service Manager at Wall Street English before joining the Phorms staff in 2016. He has been the Head of Primary since September 2017.
Jutta Simon, Administration Manager
Jutta Simon studied economics with focus on tourism and travel management at the University of Applied Sciences in Worms. She worked in various roles at international airlines including as Sales and Marketing Manager on the passenger side, and last as Customer Service Manager of a cargo airline. As Administration Manager, she has been responsible for our school infrastructure and security issues since 2016.
Jasmin Mendez, School Assistant
Jasmin Mendez is a Foreign Language Assistant. After her 1 year abroad in the USA she worked in the field of Sales and Human Recourses. In her last position she was employed as an Executive Assistant/Office Manager at a Financial Service Provider. Since 2016 she is responsible for the front office organisation of the Phorms School Frankfurt City Campus.