Meet Our Inspiring Teachers

They make it happen

Izzi Science for kids is a project of a team of independent teachers. We sparkle the kids' interest in science from their early years. The team works currently with the national teams representing Bulgaria on international competitions in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

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Nikola Karavasilev

Physics

Nikola holds an MA in Astrophysics from Sofia University. He is currently teaching Physics and Astronomy at First Private Mathematics High School. Furthermore, for more than 10 years he has been helping students from different cities to win prestigious international competitions and Olympiads.

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Наско Стаменов

Nasko Stamenov

Chemistry

Nasko is a science communicator with a research history in Nanotechnology, skilled in Science education. He is currently teaching Chemistry at the National High School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Nasko leads Bulgarian student teams that participate in world science competitions

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Димитър Желев

Dimitar Zhelev, PhD

World and BG Geography

Dimitar is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski since 2017. He has participated in many international projects and expeditions. He is the author of books and articles and a co-founder of the website Geograf.bg.

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Явор Денчев

Yavor Denchev

Biology

Yavor Denchev earned his BSc and MSc in Microbiology from the University of Victoria, Canada. He teaches at the Anglo-American School in Sofia and provides science club activities to kids aged 4 to 9 years in different schools. Yavor has many years of experience working with children in Canada, too.

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Тиберий Баръмов

Tiberius Baramov

World and BG History

Tiberius has been teaching Bulgarian and world history for many years. He emphasizes logic and drawing conclusions based on historical data, rather than memorising dates of events.

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Zlatina Dimitrova

Science and Lab

Zlatina is one of the mentors of Bulgaria Young Naturalists Team and SchoolLab science communication competition in France. She is part of the Bomb Squad – a team of young scientist and students, delivering chemistry shows around the country. Zlatina was the author of many scientific activities, programmes, and shows in Muzeiko and TechnoMagicLand.

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Нели Иванова

Nelly Ivanova

Science

Nelly earned BSc of Journalism and MSc from the Department of Physics at Sofia University. She has completed several internships in NASA, CERN, and an observatory in the Netherlands. Nelly is one of the authors of educational programs at Muzeiko children’s science centre, where she spent 4 years as an educator.

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Teodora Dimitrova

Geography

Always smiling and positive, Teodora Dimitrova is the second geography teacher at the school. She works with children from all grades. She recently completed a doctorate at Sofia University in the field of geography.

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Sofiya Gecheva

Bulgarian language and world literature

Sophia believes that her enthusiasm and creative teaching can help students discover the pleasures of learning. She has taught Bulgarian language in some of the most elite schools.

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Лиляна Демебукова

Lilyana Demebukova

Bulgarian math

Experienced primary mathematics teacher with over 30 years of expertise. She helps little students to develop their logical and rational skill and to tackle every hard question as a challenge that they can complete.

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Nevena Sabeva

Bulgarian math

Nevena believes that it will help children love mathematical challenges and find the most rational solutions. She is the author of collections and textbooks in mathematics.

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Violeta Petrova

English

Violeta has years of experience as a teacher of English to children of various ages. She has studied different methodologies and believes that attention and attitude have the greatest importance in the teaching process.

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Nikoleta Simeonova

Cambridge Primary Math

The beauty of mathematics should be taught with a positive attitude and creative manner. Our teacher of mathematics, Nicoleta, has led dozens of 7th graders to achieve great results in international exams in mathematics and English.

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Mihail Kotsev

English Primary Math

Mihail graduated from the University of Durham. He believes that mathematics is a series of logical arguments and it helps students to think creative and logical.

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Georgi Kirilov

Finances and Math

Georgi is an accountant with many years of experience in the fields of accounting and corporate finance in London, Geneva and Bulgaria. He works with interactive business games under the license of Business Today Simulations International.

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Venelin Petkov

Global perspectives

Venelin Petkov is a journalist and longtime news editor in leading Bulgarian media. Because of his work, he has visited many interesting and enriching places in the world and he has met curious people.

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Primary

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Vladimira Dinova

Primary Teacher

Vladi has 20 years of experience as a primary teacher where her competence lies into the core subjects math and Bulgarian language and literature. On the job she follows the rule: what cannot be achieved with hard work, can be accomplished with love and support.

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Detelina Valkova

Primary Teacher

Detelina Valkova is a primary teacher with vast experience in elite private schools. She says that teaching students in primary schools is a huge responsibility because at this age students develop their character and need appropriate role models.

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Novka Todorova

Primary Teacher

For Novka Todorova teaching a young student is a mission. She thinks that love and great patience are essential for the real teacher and their everyday life is a journey full of adventures.

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Ели Войнова

Eli Voinova

Primary Teacher

Eli is always a smiling and positive teacher. With love and care, she supports and inspires children to disclose their hidden talents.

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Dobrinka Borisova

Primary Teacher

Dobrinka's source of energy and motivation is the curiosity in her students’ eyes. She has been a primary teacher for more than 25 years.

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Kristina Vasileva

Primary Teacher
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Albena Kachamakova

Preschool teacher

Albena is an experienced primary teacher of pre-school groups. She has been teaching kids in primary and pre-primary school for more than 10 years. Her passion is mountain hiking and she regularly shares with the kids the beauty of nature that she captures with her camera.

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Daniela Krusteva

Preschool teacher

Dani has been working with children aged 3-7 for more than 10 years. She believes that her young students learn easily through a personal bond with a teacher who would inspire, assess and help them believe in themselves.

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Petya Demebukova

Preschool teacher

Petya has been a primary and preschool teacher both in Bulgaria and in the UK. Playing the piano for more than 10 years helps her the most with the youngest students.

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Velimira Dimova

Cambridge Primary Math

Working as a preschool teacher Velimira invests great love and patience into the classroom. She has been a primary teacher at a state school and currently, she is in charge of the mathematics classes in pre-school groups.

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Йоанна Сигридова

Yoanna Sigridova

Cambridge Primary Math

Joanna has the soul of an architect, the heart of an artist and the mission to be a teacher. Through a creative delivery, she helps students find the practical side of new knowledge and develop their logical thinking.

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Sevdalina Manova

Primary English

Sevdi has graduated BSc Degree in English Philology at SWU, Montessori teacher’s Training in MCI London and MSc in Speech Therapy in Sofia University. She has got diverse experience in childcare and teaching English as a foreign language.

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Desislava Vasileva

Primary English

Desislava has experience as a teacher in international schools. With her positive approach to students, she will strive to support them in their development as thinking, knowing and capable people.

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Art

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Ralitsa Taseva

Music and drama

Ralitsa has many years of expertise in teaching Music at private and state schools. She is an inspiring musician, and she has played on many Bulgarian and world stages. She is co-authored textbooks for students, but she feels most satisfied with her work with children at school.

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Elina Dashina

Music

Elina has international experience bringing music to the hearts of many children and inspiring their passion for music and boosting their potential. “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”                  Plato

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Maria Assa

Art

Art teacher Maria Assa has graduated from the National Academy of Arts in Sofia and has been doing art classes for children of different age since 2007. She takes a creative approach towards different techniques and materials and combines them with the children’s imagination in an artistic way.

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Марио Ангелов

Mario Angelov

Pottery

Mario has been creating pottery objects since he was a child. He has also practised wood carving for many years, working with an eminent Bulgarian craftsman. He graduated from Vienna Academy of Art where he developed his talent in graphic art, painting and sculpture.

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Капка Георгиева

Kapka Georgieva

Ballet, Classic and World dance

Kapka, a dance teacher, has trained children from 3 to 15 for over 12 years. She works with a lot of passion and always takes an individual approach to each child. Find out why it is important for children to dance and how dance becomes a workout of emotion and character.

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Martin Assev

Hip-Hop

Through dancing, Martin motivates the students to be more confident when performing in front of an audience. He is one of the co-founders of the uMove dance school where children and adults have been practising dancing for more than 10 years.

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Aleksander Enkov

BG National folk dances

Alexander has many years of experience as a sports teacher in elite schools. He wants to instil in children a sense of order and responsibility. His passion is Bulgarian national folk dances.

Sport

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Lachezar Rangelov

Health and Physical education (Volleyball, Football and Handball)

Mr. Rangelov is a former volleyball player and he has got extensive experience as a youth volleyball coach (CSKA and „Levski“), achieving success at national and international contests. He teaches sports at the Technical University. He has been working as a PE teacher at several prestigious schools.

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Aleksander Enkov

Health and Physical education

Alexander has many years of experience as a sports teacher in elite schools. He wants to instil in children a sense of order and responsibility. His passion is Bulgarian national folk dances.

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Alexander Buyukliev

Aikido Sensei

Alexander has achieved 4th dan in Aikido and 1st dan in Jiu-Jitsu and is one of the instructors at CHOWA martial arts school. He is a certified Jiu-Jitsu instructor from the National Sports Academy.

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Teodora Ivanova

EYFS Key Teacher

Teodora Ivanova is a certified primary teacher and a Montessori teacher. A few years ago after she decided to change her career path, she figured out that working with children 3 to 6 years old inspires and motivates her.

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Zhenya Gaydarova

EYFS Teacher

Zhenya has 12 years of experience as a teacher to children of various ages in kindergartens and schools. She is interested in different methodologies and she implements diverse education practices in her work. In class, she strives to nurture kids’ interests and to stimulate their curiosity to the world around them.

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Petya Tomova

English Teacher

Petya combines her passion for music with pedagogical experience to make children's lessons fun, full of educational songs, but also effective.

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Doroteya Shunina

English Teacher

Doroteya’s extensive professional experience, patience and love for children help her draw each kid’s attention. She implements various education practices in class to make learning more fun and exciting. She speaks English and Japanese fluently.  

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Steliana Yankova

English Teacher

Steliana introduces children to the richness of the English language from an early age. Gradually, with play activities, songs and rhyming lyrics, she builds adequate knowledge and literacy.

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Дияна Николова

Diyana Nikolova

Nursery Teacher

Diana is a young educator with a caring attitude towards children. For the past years, she has been looking after and educating children in preschool age. As an assistant-teacher, she caters for the student’s needs with great care and respect.

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Silviya Zhivkova

Nursery Teacher

Silviya is a very responsible, patient and diligent educator. Her aim is to support the development of each kid she works with. Silviya helps the little ones in their daily challenges.

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Administration

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Mariya Hristova

Office manager

Mariya is one of the first people that greets the children at school. With a smile and a lot of motivation, she uses her organisational skills to administratively keep the school in order and at peace.

 

 

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Eleonora Yakimova

Office manager

Nora is a bright, caring and responsible professional. She is the first one to greet our students from grades 2 to 5 every morning. She takes care of the school supplies needed in the classroom.   

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Ralitsa Velcheva

Chief Accountant

After graduating in Accountancy in UNWE, Ralitsa never took a break from practising her profession. She actively participates in the work with documents and invoices with responsibility and strong motivation. 

 

 

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Petya Goranova

Marketing manager

Petya graduated in Journalism and after a few years working for leading daily newspapers, she found her passion for marketing. That is why she specialised in advertising management and digital marketing.

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Natalia Manolova

Cambridge International Accreditation and Compliance Manager

Natalia has extensive experience in managing diverse and complex projects in an international environment. Areas of expertise include internal and external communication, project management, client service and event organization.

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Galina Tashkova

Administrative Director

Galina Tashkova is an excellent professional with extensive educational expertise. Her teaching experience of primary grades is more than 15 years long. For more than 18 she has been occupied as deputy director of a large state school.

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Doroteya Voeva

Managing Director

Doroteya Voeva is the manager and creator of Izzi Science for Kids. Her financial background and business experience are an indispensable part of Izzi’s team of qualified pedagogues and science teachers.

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Nikola Karavasilev

STEAM Programme Director

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