Meet Our Inspiring Teachers
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.
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.
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
Dimitar Zhelev, PhDWorld 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.
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.
Tiberius BaramovWorld 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.
Zlatina DimitrovaScience 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.
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.
Sofiya GechevaBulgarian 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.
Lilyana DemebukovaBulgarian 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.
Nikoleta SimeonovaCambridge 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.
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.
Venelin PetkovGlobal perspectives
Vladimira DinovaPrimary 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.
Detelina ValkovaPrimary 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.
Novka TodorovaPrimary 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.
Albena KachamakovaPreschool 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.
Daniela KrustevaPreschool 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.
Petya DemebukovaPreschool 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.
Vanya DimitrovaCambridge Primary Math
Vanya has 20 years of experience as a Math teacher in the USA, working for one of the leading schools in Houston, Texas. Vanya has a Master’s degree in civil engineering, but later trained for a teacher. Her work as a teacher is what gives her energy and satisfaction.
Velimira DimovaCambridge 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.
Yoanna SigridovaCambridge 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.
Sevdalina ManovaPrimary 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.
Ralitsa TasevaMusic 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.
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
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.
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.
Kapka GeorgievaBallet, 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.
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.
Aleksander EnkovBG National folk dances
Lachezar RangelovHealth 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.
Aleksander EnkovHealth and Physical education
Alexander BuyuklievAikido 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.
Teodora IvanovaEYFS 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.
Zhenya GaydarovaEYFS 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.
Delyana StrashimirovaEYFS Teacher
Delyana has significant experience as a teacher; she approaches the individual needs of each child with special attention. She has developed a wide range of skills for working with children as an employee of various kindergartens and daycare centres.
Doroteya ShuninaEnglish 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.
Diyana NikolovaNursery 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.
Silviya ZhivkovaNursery 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.
Mariya HristovaOffice 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.
Eleonora YakimovaOffice 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.
Ralitsa VelchevaChief 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.
Petya GoranovaMarketing 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.
Natalia ManolovaCambridge 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.
Galina TashkovaAdministrative 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.
Doroteya VoevaManaging 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.
Nikola KaravasilevSTEAM Programme Director