contact persons

Dr. Jörg Köbke

Dr. Jörg Köbke

chief executive officer

Jörg Köbke studied German, Spanish and Education in Kiel, Madrid, Lille, Munich and Berlin, where he completed his teaching internship. After receiving his doctorate, he worked as an editor in various publishing companies as well as a teacher in adult education before he founded LehrCare in 2007.

Petra Falkenthal

Petra Falkenthal

Assistant to the Management

Petra Falkenthal studied German and social sciences in Aachen and Berlin. Among other things, she has long focused on administration and personnel management. Since July 2018 she has been working for Lehrcare as assistant to the management.

Ilsa Schäfer

Ilsa Schäfer

Senior Recruitment Consultant

After an internship and a publishing traineeship in a specialist publisher for educational management, Ilsa Schäfer took on teaching assignments among other things in the training of teachers. Since 2011 she has been working in human resources management – among other things as an HR Manager - with a focus on recruiting. Ms. Schäfer works for LehrCare in the field of recruiting and research management and represents the company in southern Germany.

Patrizio Lanzillotta


After completing his commercial training and many years of professional experience, Mr. Lanzillotta works in the trainer and training staff. The focus was on developing the skills of the specialists and networking them across the region. He has been a recruiter at LehrCare since September 2021.

Katharina Niederastroth


Katharina Niederastroth studied Cultural Anthropology / European Ethnology and English Studies. After her graduation she gained experience in the administration of social and cultural institutions. Later she decided to train as an educator with a focus on inclusion and worked as an inclusion educator. Since June 2022 she supports LehrCare as a recruiter.

Lea Falkenthal

Lea Falkenthal

Recruiting Assistent

Studies Spanish and Political Sciences at the Free University of Berlin to become a teacher. Previously, she has already gained first professional experience in customer service. She has been supporting our recruiting team since April 2019.

Lena Reinke

Recruiting Assistant

Lena Reinke is currently studying for a master's degree in English and French at the Free University of Berlin. During her studies, she already gained a lot of teaching experience in schools and got first insights into the search for teachers. She has been supporting our recruiting team since July 2021.

mission statement

Our mission statement is our committment. With it, we want to make clear that we are not just responsible for ourselves and our company's success, but also for our environment, even if we, as former teachers, now work in the economy.

LehrCare is an independent company
Even if we act according to economic criteria, we are still committed to democratic and liberal principles. We therefore act independently of political and religious views.

LehrCare is an environment-friendly company
WWe feel committed to the environment and its protection, so we use green electricity, reduce our paper consumption, use recyclable or biodegradable materials and mainly use the bike or public transport.

LehrCare is a family-friendly company
We hire based on qualifications. Our employees have, as far as economically possible, flexible working hours. Employees with children do not work in the school holidays.

LehrCare is a tolerant company
We reject all forms of discrimination based on ethnic and / or social origin, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation.

LehrCare is a socially committed company
We are committed by supporting social projects. This may be the charity run of a customer or the general meeting of an association. We send out UNICEF-Christmas cards and donate, for example, to the action plant-for-a-planet or to theNational Association for Scholastic Funding Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.

LehrCare is a customer-friendly company
We are committed to our clients and candidates by advising both sides in detail; also, because we as educators have a special interest in ensuring that education works well for all involved.

LehrCare is an education-orientated company
Education is a valuable asset. With the advising and placement of specialists and management personnel we therefore not only earn our living, but understand our work as a committment to a democratic development of society as well as a valuable contribution to the development of each individual.