Aysel Mammadova

Principal of Landau Secondary School

A passionate Historian, whose love for her subject drives and ignites the passion of all of her students, Ms.Aysel brings more than 12 years of teaching a British curriculum to the school. As the Principal of LANDAU High School, she ensures that our school has the highest quality of teaching and learning. Ms Aysel holds BA and MA degrees in International Relations and Political Studies and a Qualified Teacher Status issued by the Teacher Regulation Agency, England

Sabina Farajova

Deputy Principal Head of English Department

Ms Sabina has been working in the field of international education for about 20 years in various teaching and leadership positions. Prepares students for IGCSE English as First and Second Language; AS and A-Levels; MYP and IBDP; IELTS; TOEFL; SAT and other standardized tests of English. Ms.Sabina got her CELTA certificate in Bournemouth, UK in 2007.

Konul Huseynova

Deputy Principal and Head of Humanities Department, German, Geography Teacher

Ms Konul is a graduate of Azerbaijani University of Languages. She holds BA and MA in German philology. Ms Konul has 15 years of experience in teaching German and attending numerous teacher trainings. She is currently working on her “Grunes Diploma” which international recognised Teacher Qualification. Ms Konul is a Deputy Principal at Landau Zabitler Campus.

Sona Niyazova

Principal’s PA of Secondary School

She is actually a French teacher but is assisting the Principal of Landau School. Sona has graduated Baku Slavic University in 2017. She is very enthusiastic and passionate about her work. In a very short period of time she got loved by everyone, including our students. 

Gunay Huseynova


Ms. Gunay is LANDAU Secondary Office PA. Gunay is a cheerful, light-hearted young lady who is very enthusiastic about her job. Gunay speaks Azerbaijani, English and Russian. She graduated from Azerbaijan State Economic University2015, Bachelor of Economics and Industry. Gunay worked as an observer marshal at Formula 1 races and Baku City Circuit as well as a medal awards ceremony team member at the first European Games. Moreover, Gunay participated in a summer volunteers programme in Germany. Gunay’s previous professional experience was in the accounting department in SOCAR.

Zahira Mammadova

Head of Maths Department IGCSE and A level Maths Teacher

As a Head of Mathematics Department in Landau School, Mrs Zahira tries to makes all mathematics classes the place where students want to be. As a successful math teacher Mrs Zahira has an extensive knowledge of mathematics. She holds a PhD in Mathematics from Baku State University and a PGCE from The University of Buckingham, UK. With 12 years of teaching experience in international schools, she prepares students for IGCSE Mathematics, AS/A-Level Mathematics and Statistics. Mrs Mammadova is a trained Cambridge A-Level Mathematics Assessor and UAE certification holder of Middle School Leaders.

Marina Tankaskaya

PE teacher in Secondary School

Marina is a PE teacher in LANDAU School. Having graduated from Baku Slavic University Regional Studies and Translation, Marina became known as a prominent female handball player. She has been a multiple champion of Azerbaijan, Turkey and internationally. Marina Tankaskaya, a master of sports in handball, has been the Azerbaijan National Handball Team Captain for 15 years. She has played in various handball clubs in Turkey for 10 years. Marina is fluent in Russian, English, Turkish, Macedonian and Serbian. There are Wikipedia articles about Marina Tankaskaya in three languages.

Natavan Miriyeva

Head of Science Department Biology and Science Teacher

As a head of Science department, Ms.Natavan brings more than 10 years of teaching experience in Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Ms.Natavan spreads positive energy to whichever class she teaches.

Ibragim Ibragimov

Head of IT Department, ICT Teacher

As a multi-skilled IT Systems Administrator, Mr.Ibrahimov brings a practical touch to the subject of IT and to LANDAU School as a whole.

Gular Hasanova

Head of Modern Foreign Languages Departmen and Pearson Exam Coordinator, French Language Teacher

With many years of teaching experience in international schools, PhD in Multimedia Language Learning Technologies, Ms.Gular proves how much fun learning French can be. Ms Gular is also our Exam Officer for Pearson IGCSE and A level Exams.

Ulviya Gadzhieva

English Language Teacher

Ms Ulviya graduated from the Azerbaijan University of Foreign Languages in 2011. She lived and studied in Moscow for a few years. She brings in years of experience and is a CELTA qualified teacher. She successfuly completed her CELTA course in Prague, Czech Republic.  

Nubar Gasimzade

Biology and Science Teacher

With a BS in Biology and MA in Educational Management, we are proud to have Ms.Nubar in our team. Students enjoy her engaging Biology.

Anna Gamidova

PE teacher in Secondary School

She is a PE teacher in LANDAU School. Anna graduated from Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sport with the specialization of PE teaching and sport training at school. She is a master of sports in handball. Anna has played in the National Female Handball team for 20 years with previous 10 years in the National Junior Team. Anna has played for Azerbaijani and Romanian female handball clubs. Anna has been a volleyball trainer in the Youth Sports School for 5 years. Anna is the second coach in Qarabag Handball Club. She is fluent is Azerbaijani and Russian.

Adam Rakhamim

English Language Teacher

With a degree in Psychology from The City University of New York, Mr.Adam is a native speaker of English and is here to ensure that every single one of our students excel in the language. With 4 years of teaching experience in Baku and 7 years in New York, he has helped hundreds of students to achieve their goals.

Nazakat Rahimli

Physics Teacher

Ms Nazakat is a graduate of Baku Engineering University. She has a degree in Physics. She completed her MS course in Semiconductor Physics at the Institute of Physics Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences and was awarded with honored diplomas. She is experienced in teaching IGCSE and A level Physics as well as SAT Physics. Students love her energy and dedication to spreading love of Science.

Khatira Shiraliyeva

Physics Teacher

Ms Khatira is a graduate of the faculty of Physics at Baku State University. She has Master Degree in Quantum Electronics from Azerbaijan National Academy of Science. She started working as a laboratory assistant and researcher from 2016. She adores children and is eager to spread the love of Physics.

Shahin Mustafayev

Physics Teacher

Mr Shahin is a graduate of ” Qafqaz (Baku Engineering) University”, was awarded with “Honor Diploma” and has been teaching Physics since 2011. He has successfully completed an online Physics program at the “University of Virginia”, moreover he participated in “International Olympiad competitions” and took the 1 st place in Science Fair for his project among International Schools likewise, his students were granted gold medals. He has been instructing SAT Physics Subject Test, University program lessons, AP, IGCSE, IB, Edexcel International GCSE, Checkpoint, AS and A level.  

Kamran Mammadli

Chemistry Teacher

Mr Kamran is a graduate of the Chanakkale 18 March University, Turkey. He majoerd in Chemistry and started his career in teaching from 2012. He brings in years of teaching experience in international schools.

Elnur Asgerov

German Teacher

Beloved by all of his students, Mr.Elnur ensures our students speak proper German and are ready to step into a world of modern foreign languages.

Sabina Ibragimli

Russian Teacher

Ms Sabina is a teacher of Russian Language and Literature. She has a PhD degree in Russian. She loves children so much that dedicated her career to teaching. Ms Sabina’s enthusiasm and passion brings magic world of Russian literature alive.

Sevda Aliyeva

KS3 and IGCSE Maths Teacher

Ms Sevda started working at Leznik&Co, where she found her passion for teaching children. Having worked with Mr Emil Leznik, she was inspired and joined Landau School Maths team soon afterwards. She works hard and pays attention to the details. She makes the complicated world of Mathematics seem simple and achievable.

Abuhayat Guliyeva

English Language Teacher

Ms Abuhayat is a graduate of Azerbaijani University of Languages, the school of English language Teaching. Currently, she is doing her MA on Education Management at the ADA University. Ms Abuhayat is an IELTS and ESL instructor with a teaching and leadership development background in Educational field. She loves the idea of nurturing good citizens with quality education and, consequently, leading to positive changes in society. 

Rauf Pashabeyli

Gegoraphy and ICT Teacher

Mr Rauf is a graduate of Azerbaijani University of Languages. He is passionate about communication and teaching and beloved by all of his students. Mr Rauf delivers KS3 Geography and ICT lessons.

Sabina Alandarova

KS3 Maths Teacher

Ms.Sabina is our beloved Maths teacher at Landau School and Pre LANDAU courses. She has a degree from the National Aviation Academy. She is one of the former students of Emil Leznik and is proud to be a part of the “Dream Team”.  

Tofiq Rzayev

History Teacher

Mr Tofiq is a graduate of Baku Oxford School. He did his Bachelor studies and Masters Degree on International Relations & Political Science at Cyprus International University. His main aim as a teacher is to inspire students to learn and most importantly understand World History and it’s importance in today’s society

Fidan Yusubova

Economics Teacher

Ms Fidan is currently working at Baker Tilly Azerbaijan that is member of Baker Tilly International as Business Consultant Level 2. She enjoys Economics and therefore joined our teaching team as an economics teacher. Ms. Fidan loves teaching because she thinks that it is very important for students to understand how interesting, fascinating and useful economics can be if they learn to apply it in everyday life. She feels motivated as the children have a great potential and as a teacher, she feels that it is her responsibility to show them how they can increase their productivity and reach their full potential. Ms Fidan holds a BA in Economics from the ADA University.

Mehriban Mikayilova

Azerbaijani Language Teacher

As an experienced teacher and a professional speechwriter, Ms.Mehriban is well known in Azerbaijan for her innovative methods of teaching that she brings to the students of LANDAU school.    

Sevinj Mammadova

Azerbaijani Language and Literature Teacher

Ms.Sevinj ensures that our students are well equipped with the knowledge of literature ranging from Nizami to modern Azerbaijani prose and poetry.

Ayshan Safarli

KS3 Maths Teacher

Ms Ayshan has been involved in a number of experience programs organised by Maths faculty. This young and energetic maths teacher contributes greatly to teaching with new and motivating educational methods.

Khayal Valiyev

KS3 Maths Teacher

Mr Khayal loves attending different lectures in many branches of modern mathematics. One thing he enjoys in teaching Maths is problem-solving. He is a firm believer that real mathematics can be taught only using healthy problem-solving activities. His research fields include Mathematical Philosophy, 3x+1 Problem and History of Mathematics. Outside of Mathematics, he is into music and art.

Jalya Asgarova

English Language Teacher

Ms Jalya is an experienced English language instructor with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. She is a strong educational professional with different qualifications focused in TESOL, TKT and using technology for teaching English from Ohio University and Galway, Ireland.

Mgebrishvili Tornike

English Language Teacher

Mr Tornike is a CELTA qualified professional teacher with an international background and years of experience in various areas of teaching, including Cambridge exams and Business English. He is keen to apply modern standards and methodology of teaching, deliver interesting and effective lessons and ensure rapid and steady development of the students. 

Parvana Javadova

English Language Teacher

After graduating with a degree in education and a Master’s Degree in English Linguistics, she taught English 3 years in Russia in “Modern Humanitarian Academy” before moving to Baku. She is a qualified English teacher with CELTA certificate, a qualification which is internationally recognized. She brings in more than 11 years of teaching experience at Universities. She trained hundreds of students teaching General English, Technical English, Business English, English for Specific Purposes, IGCSE English as Second Language and IGCSE English as a First Language, IELTS, TOEFL, SAT. She also holds a Ph.D.

Ayvaz Huseynov

English Language Teacher

Mr Ayvaz is a linguist by education and passion with over ten years of experience in translation work and teaching. He has done translations of a number of books related to economic, business, historical and other topics.  Over the course of teaching practice, he has taught General English, Business English, English for Specific Purposes, IGCSE English as Second Language and IGCSE English as a First Language, IELTS, TOEFL, SAT and GMAT. Apart from his university diploma in teaching English and German languages, he has got CELTA certificate from International House World Organization and Teaching English for Specific Purposes from Oregon University (USA). Mr Ayvaz is a great advocate of the communicative language learning and student-centered teaching approach and is a strong believer in lifelong learning.

Tural Huseynov

IGCSE Maths Teacher

Mr.Tural holds BS degree in Mathematics and MA degree in Economics from Bilkent University. He is a PhD candidate at Tilburg University. He teaches Maths and Economics IGCSE.

Fidan Alisultanova

KS3 and IGCSE Maths Teacher

Bright, talented and pro-active Ms.Fidan enjoys spreading love for Mathematics. Her Maths lessons are interactive and challenging at the same time.

Sevana Rahimli

KS3 Maths Teacher

Ms Sevana is a graduate of Baku engineering University with a bachelor degree in Mathematical Analysis and doing a master degree in Optimization and Optimization methods at Baku State University. She is young, enthusiastic, talented, yet experienced and energetic teacher of Maths. Great math teachers know that they are not perfect. That is why they constantly read new materials to update their knowledge base. Ms.Sevana tries to encrouge active participation from your students.

Goshgar Maharramov

Science and Biology Teacher

Mr Goshgar is not only a Biology and Science teacher but also an expert in educational management, teacher trainer, student coach, poet, author, presenter, public speaker, drama trainer, TEDx organizer, and a great father. He also actively attends some TV programs(Müasir Azərbaycan Gənci, Dikdaban, AzTv xəbərlər, Günün Nəbzi) to share his knowledge and ideas about actual issues of education. He is a member of the British Educational Leadership Management Administration Society and Khan Academy Baku team.

Hajibala Khasiyev

Chemistry and Science Teacher

A young, dynamic teacher, who has flourished under the “Home Grown Experts” program. He brings energy to the classroom and helps cultivate new ideas among his students. Mr.Hajibala passionately delivers Science and Chemistry lessons.

Ulfana Ismayilova

Science Teacher

Highly motivated, enthusiastic and talented educator who wants all students to be successful learners committed to maintaining high standards of education works to create a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and adaptive to the varied needs of students. With a degree BS in Chemistry Biology teaching and MA in Bioengineering Ms Ulfana passionately delivers Science lessons.

Kushvar Hajiyeva

Chemistry and Science Teacher

Ms Kushvar graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and master’s degree in Organic Chemistry from Baku State University. Her PhD research was in “Fine Organic Synthesis” Research Center at Baku State University. During her PhD study she won a scholarship, and within the program of Erasmus Mundus “Electra Project” had six-month internship as a PhD student in Prof. Dr. Jürgen Marten’s research group at Oldenburg University, Germany. She worked as a Chemistry teacher, preparing students for IGCSE, Foundation and A-level examinations according to Cambridge and Edexcel syllabus. She has publications in several local and foreign scientific journals.

Gunel Aslanova

Science Lab Assistant

Ms Gunel has a degree in Biology from the Baku Engineering University. She has been writing articles on Biology topics in differet scientific journals. She enjoys working with children and is eager to make the practical Science Lab lessons fun for our students. Presently, she is doing a research project on the Industrial Microbiology at Coca-Cola Azerbaijan.

Madina Huseynova

French Language Teacher

Ms Madina is a graduate of Azerbaijan University of Languages, faculty of French-Russian translation. Recently she became a winner of the competition for French teachers and had an opportunity to take part in trainings for French teachers in Nice (France). She has a six-year teaching experience and international  diplomas such as DELF and TCF. She also is currently getting a master degree via distance education in France on a specialty “ Teaching French as a second foreign language in schools and enterprises”. She loves working with children.

Husniya Gasimova

German Language Teacher

Ms Husniya is a graduate of the University of Foreign Languages. She holds BA and MA degrees in German language and Philology. Language is a form of art for her. She loves creativity and encourages her students to be pro-active.

Aygun Bayramova

German Language Teacher

Ms Aygun is a graduate of the Azerbaijan University of Languages. She has 15 years of experience in teaching German. Although her career started with teaching she also worked as a translator. She has improved her teaching methodology knowledge by attending difference conferences in and out of Azerbaijan. She loves music, art and history along with her passion for German.

Rustam Sheydayev

ICT Teacher & Front-end lecturer

Mr Rustam is young and energetic Teacher of ICT at LANDAU School and Front-End Lecturer at LANDAU IT Academy.

Aytaj Ibrahimli

Geography Teacher

Ms Aytaj is our Geography teacher.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Art in American Studies degree from Baku State University in 2014 and a Master of Art in International Relations degree from Eastern Mediterranean University (Famagusta, Cyprus) in 2017. She is also CELTA certificate holder which is the most highly recognized qualification regarded English language teaching. Her passion for education dates far back from running summer schools to assisting students in MA years. She began her teaching career as an assistant of Prof.Dr.Wojciech Forysinski at EMU in 2016. Teaching tutorial classes of Theories and Practice of International Relations let her understand –“she was basically born into it”. She strongly believes that each child is a unique one who needs a secure and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow emotionally, intellectually, and socially.

Natavan Aghayeva

History Teacher

Ms.Natavan is a History and English teacher at our school, who brings years of experience to students. We are proud to say, she is soon to be a PhD in History.

Venera Mukhtarzade

History Teacher

Ms Venera is a certified tutor with pluriannual experience of teaching foreign languages and cultures to people of different age groups. She has a double-degree in Italian and Arabic/English studies – both completed in Italy (University of Pisa, University of Macerata) – which assists her today in pursuing her career goal as a school teacher. She is enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge with students by implementing innovative didactic strategies, whilist falicitating their deeper understanding of the subject. Her aim in teaching history lessons is not only to help children discover the past, but also increase their awareness of English language and culture through variety of activities. Outside the professional environment she is a passionate cook, avid reader and an animal activist. 

Shahla Huseynova

Azerbaijani Language Teacher

Ms Shahla is an experienced professional in the field of Azerbaijani language and literature. Her task is to prepare our students for the state examinations.

Seljan Gaffarli

Azerbaijani Langauge and Literature Teacher

Ms Seljan joined our team to deliver Azerbaijani Language and Literature lessons. She is passionate about her subject. She promotes the love of native language not only to local but also our expat students. Currently, she is working on her PhD research.

Elchin Mammadov

Azerbaijani History Teacher

With a degree in History and years of experience in teaching Azerbaijani History, Mr.Elchin joins LANDAU High School Team to ensure students have comprehensive knowledge of Azerbaijani history.

Nurana Abbasova

KS3 Maths Teacher

Nurana Abbasova received a BS degree in Mathematics from Baku State University. After graduating from the university, she achieved a Dsh2 degree in German at Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany and attended a semester-long Master’s degree classes in mathematics and computer science at the same university. She has been working for two years in a small research group in software engineering at the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS.

Ahiyaddin Chobanzada

KS3 Maths Teacher

Mr Ahiyaddin graduated from Baku Engineering University and is currently pursuing a Masters degree at the Baku State University. He is one of our young teachers who enjoys teaching math. He has also been a member of the Young Teachers Club throughout the university and has helped organize many seminars on how to become a good teacher . He is currently engaged in both SAT and IGCSE Maths. Ahiyaddin is insistent on continuing his education and obtaining his PHD.

Elnara Sardarlı

KS3 Maths Teacher

With a bachelor degree in Mathematics and Informatics Ms Elnara is a valuable member of our team, who loves students and teaching Math.She explains with patience. Her love for students and Maths makes her lessons enjoyable. After graduating from Baku Engineering University, she is currently doing her master degree in Khazar University.

Fikrat Mammadov

Physical Education Teacher

Mr Fikrat graduated from the University of Physical Education. He has been working as a swimming coach for 15 years. Most of his former students are the members of Azerbaijan National Team. Mr Fikrat loves children and is eager to teach them self-defense tenchniques such as Judo. His goal is to take Landau students to local and international competitions both in Baku and abroad.

Musa Musazade

Physical Education Teacher KARATE FEDERATION

Graduate of Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University, Mr.Musazade is 5-time National Champion, 4-time World and European Champion. A Master of Sports in Karate, he teaches children to develop physical stamina.

Shovket Aslanova


Graduated from faculty of general psychology of Moscow State University in 2016. Right after graduation started working at the Logos Children’s Psychological Center as a child psychologist and teacher with 3-14 year old children. Have experience working as a trainter with teachers, parents in various projects of the ministry of education as well as for skills

development of psychologists in Baku and different regions of Azerbaijan. Additionally, have been a staff member in an international project TIMSS.

Tebriz Idrisov

Chess Teacher

FIDE Master, 3 times in a row he was Baku champion, medalist of European and World Championships prepares LANDAU students to participate in various tournaments. Mr.Tebriz graduated Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sport and has great experience in the teaching field.    

Farman Rahimov

Physical Education Teacher.

As professional sportsman, Mr.Farman is Karate World champion and multiple medalist of European Championships. Having solid experience in teaching and coaching, he helps children to lead a healthy lifestyle.