Amy Newiss and Joseph Pierce

    For the past 6 years Joanna Wilson has been teaching in an international setting; three years as a Learning Support specialist and 3 years as a classroom teacher. During her time in Learning Support she specialized in math content and teaching students with Dyscalculia. Throughout Joanna’s time teaching she has enjoyed teaching math the most and has found incredible enthusiasm within her students when playing these games and activities.


    Amy Newiss has been a specialist music teacher for 15 years, working with Kita, Primary and Secondary students. She successfully ran a Performing Arts department in an inner-city London high school for several years. At Phorms Berlin Süd, Amy led regular singing assemblies, teaching songs each week ready for performance. Now based at Phorms Berlin Mitte, she is currently teaching Music to grade 1 and 2 and assisting with singing in the older years.

    Joseph Pierce has received music education training from the University of Arizona and has taught music for the past 3 years as a certified teacher. Joseph has worked extensively with younger voices through organizations like the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, as well as with outreach programs in conjunction with the University of Arizona for the past 10 years. Currently, he teaches general music to grade 3-6 at Phorms Berlin Mitte, while also teaching a choir in each year group and a staff choir.