British School in Baku

British School in Baku

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Primary Teacher Qualifications


Linda Swinford-Meyer

Head Of Primary. 

Masters of Arts in Teaching and Learning   majoring in Leadership (First class pass   with Honours), Hibernia University,   Ireland
 Certificate in Primary Education,   University of Rhodesia
 TEFEL Certificate, Cape Town South   Africa
 29 years teaching experience including:
 Deputy Principal (4 Years)                         Owner and Principal of a private school (9 years)
Head of Year (7 years)

Benjamin Flynn

Deputy Principal of Primary

Year 4 Teacher

BA Hons degree from the University of Wales PGCE in Primary Education from Liverpool University                                                  BSME Inspector Accreditation Stage 1


Sarah Dreyer

Year 1 Teacher

PGCE from the University of Nottingham. Montessori Diploma from United Montessori Association. TEFL.

Lindsey Westhead

Year 2 Teacher

Psychology BSc (Hons) Degree, BPS accredited at Edge Hill University

90 Masters Level Credits in Adult Nursing at Salford University 

Primary Education PGCE at Edge Hill University

Preeti Pandey

Co- Teacher

Post Graduate in Economics from Pune University

Graduate in Economics from Mumbai University

Diploma In Education(teacher training) from Maharashtra (India)

IELTS score 6.5




Sangeetha Rao

Year 3 Teacher

PGCE in Primary - University of Nottingham. Bachelor in Education, Annamalai University, Dubai. CELTA,. B.A - Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, 1996 Queen Mary's College

Nicky Melling

Year 5 Teacher

Trinity TELF CERT. 2003, Grade B .          BA (HONS) Politics and Philosophy, 2:1,    2008 .MA Peace Studies, Merit, 2010

Graham Craggs

Year 5 Teacher

University of Wales                                Bachelor ofEducation with second class division 2 honours



Joelene Kerr

Year 6 Teacher

PGCE from Middlesex University 

Bachelors Degree in English Language and Literature 

Ceriticate in Teaching English as a Foriegn Language 


Caroline Flynn  

Year 6 Teacher

Bachelors Degree from the University of Leeds
Masters Degree from the University of Aberystwyth
Post-Graduate Certificate in Education from Liverpool Hope University
Fellowship at Oxford University