ACTING PRINCIPAL OF LANDAU PRIMARY SCHOOL
Ms. Elnara Musayeva has 24 years of experience working in teaching and leadership roles in national and international schools. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in English Philology from Azerbaijan University of Languages and a master’s degree in Elementary Education from Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University. To gain essential leadership skills, Ms. Elnara has completed a Leadership Training Course at Harvard Business School. She is a CELTA instructor qualified to teach young learners and adults. She is a passionate leader who is committed to creating a healthy school atmosphere where team members are engaged and work collaboratively towards transforming the LANDAU School vision into reality.
DEPUTY PRINCIPAL OF LANDAU PRIMARY SCHOOL
Ms Shabnam holds a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from the Azerbaijan University of Languages and master’s degree in Educational and Global Leadership from the Western Michigan University; Fulbright Scholar Her professional experience in education has seen her employed at various international schools around Baku over the course of 17 years. To broaden her outlook on the international education system, she applied for Cambridge International Teachers Certificate and completed the program with Distinction. It is her passion to make a difference in the lives of others and to ensure that students have access to a global and rich curriculum, which provides them with life-changing skills and qualities.
DEPUTY PRINCIPAL OF LANDAU PRIMARY SCHOOL
Ms Aygun Muslimli holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in English Philology. She has CELTA (Cambridge English Language Teaching to Adults, Tbilisi, Georgia). Ms Aygun is an experienced primary teacher with over 20 years of experience in different international schools, working with different aged primary classes. She has successfully implemented various primary school programs like CIPP, Oxford Primary, British Curriculum to mixed ability groups with a first and second language approach. She has been working as a mainstream teacher in LANDAU Primary School, and currently, she is the Deputy Principal in Ganjlik Campus.
SEA BREEZE CAMPUS COORDINATOR
Ms Leyla holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degrees in Methodology of Teaching English from the Azerbaijan University of Languages. She has been awarded CELTA (Pass A) and TKT certificates provided by Cambridge English Language Assessment. She has seven years of teaching experience in schools and higher educational institutions. She is the author of several scientific articles on the methodology of teaching languages.
BAYIL CAMPUS COORDINATOR
Ms Narmina has a bachelor’s degree in English Language Philology from the Azerbaijan University of Foreign Languages. Her training includes different teaching methods and techniques from TEFL and TESOL, including Teaching English to Young Learners, Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Teaching Business English. She has received a CELTA certificate (Cambridge English Language Teaching to Adults) from International House Izmir. Ms Narmina always had a passion for educating and nurturing children. She worked in LANDAU Primary School as a mainstream teacher and currently holds the position of Bayil Campus Coordinator.
GANJLIK CAMPUS COORDINATOR
Ms Sura studied in several international schools such as George C. Marshall American School, Ankara, Turkey, and Abu Dhabi Grammar School (Canada). She completed the Bespoke English Language Training Programme (C 1) at the University of Essex in the U.K., scored 8.5/9.0 in IELTS and received a Pass B in CELTA. Ms Sura holds a bachelor’s (honours) degree in English Language Teaching from the Azerbaijan University of Languages, and a master’s degree with honours in Methods of Teaching the English Language from Baku Slavic University. She worked in LANDAU Primary School as a mainstream teacher since its opening and currently holds the position of Ganjlik Campus Coordinator.
For last 3 years, Ms.Sabina worked as a teacher at Pre-school education center. Her main job at LANDAU School is to communicate with parents, provide information and keep the record of LANDAU’s prospective students.
Ms Lala Shahmaliyeva has a bachelor’s degree in linguistics, Azerbaijan University of Languages, diploma of the Faculty of Additional Education and Practice (Azerbaijan University of Languages). She has 3 years of experience as a secretary/translator in Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Baku, 3 years of Private English language tutoring experience and 1- year of teacher coordinator experience in one of the international schools in Baku. Currently, she is a Primary Teacher in Landau school – Narimanov campus.
Ms. Azada is a graduate of the Azerbaijan University of Languages. She has fifteen years of experience in teaching young learners and adults. She holds TESOL, IELTS, Jolly Phonics and many other relevant certificates. She also has over five years of experience in human resources management.
Khayala Gasymova has a bachelor’s degree from Qafqaz University. She worked as an interpreter of the Vietnamese at ADB in 2015. She has 5 years of teaching experience. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Teaching. She has got local and international teaching certificates.
Azerbaijani language Teacher
Shahla Musayeva has worked in international schools for the past six years. Her educational history includes a bachelor’s degree in Pedagogy (Primary school teacher) from Qafqaz University and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Qafqaz University. She holds a variety of foreign certifications. She enjoys encouraging her students as they learn new things. She is currently employed as an Azerbaijani Language instructor at the Landau School – Bayil Campus.
Ms Natavan graduated from Moscow State University named after M.V.Lomonosov with a degree in psychology. This profession was not chosen by chance, since a person, his nature, thoughts, feelings, have always been of interest to her. She appreciates the trust of children and their worries and thoughts are always important to her. She is always ready to hear and to make you understand yourself. Together with the child who needs help, she is looking for ways to solve problems, helps to find the internal resources of the body in order to cope with mental pain.
Ms. Aynur Gulmammadova has 6 years of teaching experience in international schools. Her educational background includes a bachelor`s degree in English Philology from Azerbaijan University of Languages, Master`s Degree (Honours) in English Philology from Qafqaz University and CELTA (Cambridge English Language Teaching to Adults).
Ms.Aynur Suleymanova has 12 years of teaching experience in different international schools.She has great passionate to work with young people and is aware of the importance of education in a student’s life.She is always open to new ideas and set creative environment in the classroom where all children can learn from their mistakes.Currently ,she is a Primary mainstream teacher in Landau Primary School-Narimanov campus.
Ms. Khayala has a bachelor’s degree in English Philology from Baku Qizlar (Girls) University. She has thirteen years of experience as an English teacher. She has certificates of TEFL, TKT and TESOL (ongoing).
Ms. Guldasta has seven years of teaching experience in one of the international schools in Baku. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in English language teaching from Azerbaijan University. Currently she is a primary teacher at Landau School – Bayil campus.
Ms. Narmina Abdullayeva earned her bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, South Korea. In February 2020, she completed an intense CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course and obtained certification from Cambridge University. In April 2020, she completed an international training on Introduction Data Wise: a collaborative process to improve teaching and learning from Harvard University. From November 2016 to March 2017 she attended intensive Korean Language courses and was certified by the Center for Korean Language and Culture Hankuk University of Foreign Studies( Seoul, South Korea). Ms. Narmina worked at Yeoksam Global Village Center under Gangnam district municipality (Seoul, South Korea). She spent a year there educating both children and adults and got the Certificate of Appreciation while working there. Ms. Narmina is currently employed as a Mainstream Teacher at the Bayil Campus of LANDAU Primary School.
I have graduated from the Azerbaijan University of Languages with a bachelor’s degree in teaching English as a second language. Currently, I am studying for a master’s degree at ADA University in the field of education management. After graduation, I served as a PYP Homeroom instructor in various international schools in Baku. I was in charge of 15 students, which allowed me to strengthen my skills in dealing with behavioral problems while keeping children focused and interested in the classroom. Having mixed-ability students in the classroom, has helped me to understand the importance of differentiation, and encouraged me to implement differentiation in my classroom, which can lead to a positive effect on student achievement in an elementary school. Having international certificates such as TKT YL (Young Learners), TESOL from Arizona State University, CELTA-P, Professional Child Psychology Diploma and Empower every student with an inclusive classroom, Dyslexia Awareness courses, makes me eligible to work and support students who have learning difficulties.
Ms.Rena Aslanova has five years of experience teaching in the primary section of an international school. Her educational background is a bachelor’s degree in translation, Azerbaijan Western University and bachelor’s diploma from the Philology Faculty of the Azerbaijan Slavic University. She has a certificate of Cambridge Primary English as a Second Language, certificates of Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar. Currently, she is a primary teacher at Landau School – Seabreeze branch.
ICT teacher in Landau Primary School
Ms. Naila Amirbayova graduated from Baku State University , Department of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics, and started to work as an ICT teacher. In the year of 2008 she got her Master of Science in Informatics and Development of Educational Applications Methodics Degree from Baku State University. She is the founder of several computer literacy courses, developer of methodical aids for international courses, formal translator from English to Azerbaijani in the Scratch (by MIT) programming environment and a certified STEM and Lego Education teacher. Ms. Naila has worked in different national and international educational institutions.
Ms. Dinara has 13 years experience of teaching English. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in English Philology from the University of Foreign Languages.
Ms. Aysel has 4 years experience working in teaching and leadership roles in international schools. Her educational background includes a Bachelor Degree in English language Teaching from Odlar Yurdu University. She has got different International Educational Certificates.
Ms. Gulshan Bakhishli has 10 years of teaching experience in public and international schools. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Languages in Philology, Master’s Degree from University of Languages in “Teaching Methodology of English Language , Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – (Cert. TESOL by ACCREDITAD ) and PGCEI (Postgraduate Certificate in International Education) from University of Nottingham.
Ms.Aytan Ismayilova has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Teaching pedagogics and Master’s Degree in Linguistics from the University of Foreign Languages,Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies from Economical University, School Management and Leadership from Khazar University, CELTA (Cambridge Engish Language Teaching to Adults) International house – Hungary,Budapest.She owns IELTS with 7.5 band. Ms Aytan has 15 years of international experience as a teacher. She has worked as a teacher and a coordinator at one of the international schools in Baku for 11 years. Currently, she is a mainstream teacher and the events coordinator in Landau Primary School – Narimanov campus.
Ms. Safura Karimova holds an honored diploma of bachelor’s degree at Qafqaz University in translation and interpretation faculty. Ms. Karimova has received TKT Certificates Module 1, 2, and 3. She has 10 years of experience in the teaching field.Ms. Safura Karimova has 2 years of international experience as a teaching assistant, She has been tutoring SAT verbal part for 8 years. Ms. Safura Karimova is a mainstream teacher in primary school in Landau school currently- Narimanov campus.
Primary Math Coordinator
Mrs.Arzu Huseynova has a bachelor’s degree at Baku State University in Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics field and master’s degree in MBA field. She has 10 years of experience as a Mathematics teacher in international schools both in primary and secondary classes and 7 years of experience as a Head of Math Department. Her students got success in Checkpoint Cambridge (Primary and Secondary), IGCSE and State exams. Currently she is both a Math Coordinator and a mainstream math teacher in primary school in Landau school- Narimanov campus.
Azerbaijani language Teacher
Ms. Vusala Bayramova graduated from Khazar University with a bachelor’s degree in philology, Azerbaijani language and literature, and a master’s degree in MBA, Business Organization and Management from the Azerbaijan State Economic University. She has worked in a public school environment and she also spent two years as a teacher at an international school. She is currently employed as an Azerbaijani Teacher at the Bayil campus of Landau Primary School. Ms. Vusala is a committed and hardworking Azerbaijan language teacher who is dedicated to providing a fun, learning, and growing atmosphere for children.
Ms. Laman has her first working experience in Landau school from February 2019. Her educational background includes a Bachelor Degree in English language Teaching from Azerbaijan University of Languages.
Ms. Zemfira Aslanova graduated from the Kyrgyz National University’s Institute of Foreign Languages with a bachelor’s degree in linguistics. Ms. Zemfira has 7 years of experience as a teacher and 5 years of experience as a private English language tutor. She has been working at Landau Primary School for the past two years.
Firangiz Nabisoy has 7 years of experience educating young students. In 2015, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education studies from Baku Slavic University. She began working as an English teacher in a pre-school in her third year of university. She was tutoring students for their entrance tests meanwhile. She has pedagogical skills as well as considerable teaching experience. Ms. Firangiz began her LANDAU journey in May 2019. She graduated from Landau Academy with honors. She has been a mainstream teacher at Landau School for the past two years.
Ms. Khadija graduated from Azerbaijan University of Languages with a bachelor’s degree. She graduated from Landau Academy, passed the IELTS test successfully, and began her Landau career in 2019 by teaching Math in Pre-Landau courses. She also serves as a Math teacher at Leznik & Co and currently teaches Math in Grade 3 at Landau Primary School.
Ms.Gozal Samadova has a bachelor’s degree in linguistics, from Azerbaijan University of Languages. She has 3 years of experience as a teacher in private preschool educational center. Also, she has organization skills, as she took part in government organizations. She successfully passed her IELTS. She graduated from Landau Academy in June, 2019. She has been working at Landau Primary School since July, 2019.
Ms.Esmira Asadova has graduated from Azerbaijan University Of Languages. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English and literature . She has 2 years of teaching experience in training and educational courses as an English teacher and 6 month experience in International school as a teaching assistant.
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE TEACHER
Fidan Akbarli has four years of experience as a Russian language and literature teacher. She holds a bachelor’s degree as a Russian language and literature teacher from Baku Slavic University. She has a range of educational certificates. Simultaneously, she is training students for entrance exams. She has a strong desire to teach students in all primary school grades. At the moment, she is working as a Russian language instructor at LANDAU School.
Ms. Aygun has graduated from the Azerbaijan University of Languages (English Philology 3.5/4 GPA). She has been teaching both children and adults. Ms. Aygun conducted Business English classes in several local and international companies. Ms. Aygun taught Business English in a number of local and international companies. She gained experience teaching children and teenagers while working for one of Baku’s most famous language schools. While she was working for Celt Colleges, she got experienced in teaching kids and teenagers. She has several certificates such as IELTS, which she received after graduating university. She also attended TKT learning classes held by LSA.
Ms. Gunay Hajiyeva has a bachelor’s degree from Azerbaijan University of Languages, and a master’s degree from the Azerbaijan Tourism and Management University. She began her career as a teacher assistant in IELTS lessons and a General English language teacher at one of Baku’s language schools. Ms. Gunay has also worked as a teacher assistant in one of Baku’s international schools. After leaving Academstar, she worked as a teacher assistant at The International School of Azerbaijan (TISA).
Ms. Dunya Mahmudova was born on 08.09.1994 in the Geochai region of Azerbaijan. In 2001, she went to school in Achinsk, Russia. In 2012, after finishing school in Baku, she started her career as a tutor. In the same year, she entered the Azerbaijan University of Foreign Languages, and got her bachelor’s in English language teaching in 2018. She then began working at one of the language schools in Baku. She has the certificates of using The Web 2 in education, and Jolly Phonics. In 2020, she started to work at Landau Primary School, and also to learn German and French.
Jamila Goyushova has a bachelor’s degree in English Language Teaching from the Azerbaijan University of Languages.
She has been working with primary school students since 2018.
In 2019, she joined to Landau Preschool as a teacher assistant.
Currently, she is working as a primary school teacher assistant at Landau.
She is always open to new ideas and sets a positive environment in the classroom.
I was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 1993. I have graduated from Baku Slavic University majoring in English Philology. I am a caring teacher demonstrating skills in strategic classroom management and effective discipline. I am an enthusiastic English teacher with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable, motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners. I am trying to be a teacher with an ability to establish cooperative, professional relationships with parents, staff, and administration, to be a clear communicator who prioritizes students’ success, as well as their holistic development. Being a teacher is a great joy for me as I buff of teaching and encouraging youngsters for education. Children are charging me with a full dose of positive energy. I have a huge desire to teach the students in all grades in a primary school. I began my career as a teacher at one of the international schools in Baku, and I have four years of teaching experience. I would also like to mention that I was certified as an accredited oral examiner for PTE General and PTE Young Learners in 2018. It is also worth pointing out that I have attended 10 hours of training on Drama Techniques in ELT by Paul Harvey. I was also awarded for completing a short course on Teaching Lexically by Andrew Walkley. I am not going to stop achieve more as I have a bunch of goals left to accomplish. My mission is to inspire each child to the best destination.
Ms. Narmin Allahverdiyeva has a bachelor’s degree in English language teaching with honors from Azerbaijan University of Languages and a master’s degree in Linguistics with honors from Khazar University, as well as a certificate in “Teaching Math in Primary Schools.” She has 6 years of teaching experience in various settings and has been employed at Landau School for 7 months as a Primary Math Teacher.
Ms.Farida Najafova is a music teacher, graduated from the Baku Music Academy named after U. Hajibeyov (honors degree). She has 6 years of experience in the music industry (Trio Education Center, Kodomo – kindergarten, and etc.). She is a laureate of the International Piano Competition dedicated to I.S.Bach (Estonia), and also performed and performs at many concerts in Azerbaijan. She communicates with children very well, introduces them to the world of music and helps them love music from an early age. Her entire experience is based on teaching children music in a tireless manner, including games. She brings the achievements of her students to music competitions, concerts, events.
Russian LANGUAGE COORDINATOR
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.
With a passion for the combination of technology, creativity and innovation, Ms. Aynur is an active participant in various technology and art projects both in and out of school. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Azerbaijan State Art Academy. Ms. Aynur has over 10-years’ experience in teaching Art. She participated in multiple international exhibitions all over the world. She was elected a member of Académie Européenne des Arts Grand-Duché Luxembourg.
Azerbaijani Language COORDINATOR
Ms.Gular holds a bachelor’s degree in Azerbaijani Language and Literature Teaching from Baku State University and master’s degree in World Literature from Baku State University. She has worked at Baku Modern School as a volunteer Azerbaijani Language teacher. She teaches the classes in interactive and interesting way, and encourages her students to speak in Azerbaijani Language. Currently, she is working as an Azerbaijani Language teacher in Landau school.
Gulnar Hasanova earned her bachelor’s degree from Azerbaijan’s University of Languages. She has a master’s degree in English Methodology and Literature with honors. She has completed many teacher preparation courses and is a CELTA and Train the Trainer certified instructor. Ms. Gulnar has more than ten years of teaching experience and has worked as an English instructor and teacher trainer.
Nurufat Mammadova graduated from the Azerbaijan University of Languages with a bachelor’s degree in foreign language teaching and has a master’s degree from Istanbul University. She has worked as a teacher for the past six years. She has completed many international teacher training programs and holds an IELTS certificate.
Ms. Sevil holds a bachelor’s degree in Japanese Language and Literature from Ankara University and is a highly motivated and hardworking teacher. She works as a Teaching Assistant for 1st-grade primary school students and has around 2 years of experience.
Ms. Elvira graduated from Azerbaijan University of Languages with a bachelor’s degree. She has a 120-hour TESOL/TEFL certificate (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from World Tesol Academy, APTIS. She began her LANDAU ACADEMY journey in November 2020 and has one and a half years of experience working as a private teacher. She is currently employed as a teaching assistant at Landau Primary School and pursuing her TKT and Celta certificates.
Nubar Agakishiyeva has a bachelor’s degree in English as a Foreign Language Education from Azerbaijan University of Languages. She received an IELTS certificate as well as an Aptis for Teachers certificate in 2019. She graduated from the University of Cambridge’s Cambridge Assessment English course “Teaching English Online” in May 2020. World Tesol Academy awarded her a 120-hour TESOL/TEFL Certificate. She has worked as an English language instructor at several organizations. She has five years of experience teaching both children and adults. Ms. Nubar is a Teaching Assistant to a Mainstream Teacher at Landau Primary School.
Ms. Nuray Aliyeva graduated from the Azerbaijan University of Languages with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in English methodology at Odlar Yurdu University. She has been teaching English for the past two years. Ms. Nuray has worked as a translator and English teacher in a variety of settings. During the teaching process with children, she tends to learn and teach new strategies and methods. She has been working as a teaching assistant at Landau School for the past five months.
Ms. Sabina Orujova holds a bachelor’s degree on Chemistry Teaching in English from Baku Engineering University. She has 5 years of experience teaching English to students of various ages as a private tutor. She has a variety of foreign qualifications, including IELTS (Band 7.0), TESOL from Arizona State University, “Programming for Everyone” from Michigan University, and “Nanotechnology-course” Maker’s from Duke University, among others. Since she is a passionate person, she has dabbled in a variety of fields. She has two years of experience at a private course as a chemistry teacher. She has also worked as an intern chemistry teacher at a private school for half a year. Ms. Sabina has also worked at Khan Academy as a content translator. She is currently employed as a teaching assistant at the Bayil Campus of Landau Primary School.
Narmin Masimova graduated from Baku Engineering University with a bachelor’s degree as a Primary School Teacher. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the History of Pedagogy and Theory at Baku Slavic University. She has three years of experience working as a primary school teacher and an English teacher for children aged 5 to 15 in a variety of settings. Ms. Narmin has a C1 Level Turkish language certificate from Baku Engineering University and she has an accredited CEF Grade Level B2 English certificate. She also holds Aptis from British Council with Overall CEFR Grade of B2. Ms. Narmin is currently working as a Teaching Assistant at the Bayil campus of Landau Primary School.
Ms. Nubar is a committed educator with two years of experience in the classroom. As an English teacher, she has worked with a variety of age groups in different educational settings. She has also volunteered in several international events. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in English Philology from Baku Slavic University. She began her Landau Academy journey in October 2020. In the year 2020, Ms. Nubar received an APTIS certificate. She is currently working at Landau School as a primary teaching assistant.
Primary Math Teacher
Ms. Amina Majidova is a passionate and professional teacher who enjoys teaching and encouraging others. She graduated with honors from the Azerbaijan State Economic University with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree (MBA, English stream). She has completed her doctoral studies and is now working on her dissertation. Ms. Amina’s work has appeared in prestigious scholarly journals. She was awarded a certificate for her outstanding performance at the LANDAU Academy International School Teacher Training.
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE TEACHER
Jamila Atayeva is a Baku Slavic University graduate. She holds a bachelor’s degree in philology (Russian Language and Literature) as well as a master’s degree in Russian Literature Theory. She has many years of experience teaching Russian as a foreign language along with vast experience in children’s early development programs. She created the “Let’s Play” project in February 2019, which focuses on the growth of a child’s imagination, improvisation, innovation, and soft skills through gaming and interaction. She organizes and participates in a variety of activities for children’s development. She is currently employed as a Russian Language instructor at Landau School.
Azerbaijani language Teacher
Aygun Aliyeva holds a bachelor’s degree in the Azerbaijani Language and Literature Teaching from the Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University and she has graduated her master’s degree in Literary Criticism from Baku State University with an honours diploma. She is an author of more than ten scientific articles and theses. She has also translated scholarly and literary works into Azerbaijani. She has been a participant and organizer of both local and international conferences. Ms. Aygun is currently employed as an Azerbaijani Language teacher at the Bayil campus of Landau School.