Who We Are
The International School of Azerbaijan, more commonly known as TISA, was founded in 1996 and initially provided an international curriculum mainly for dependents of the AIOC/BP oil consortium. The school is on the outskirts of Baku in a purpose-built facility located in a residential community. All teaching staff are university certified and most hold advanced degrees. Ample professional staff development opportunities are available during the school year. Funding is also available for continuing education courses.
An IB World School offering a highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, TISA attracts excellent teachers. We have 94 full-time teachers and administrators representing the following countries: UK (30%), USA (14%), Azerbaijan (19%), Australia (11%), Canada (2%), New Zealand (4%), Argentina, Germany, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Hungary, Korea, Colombia, Philippines, Paraguay and Zimbabwe. 24 of the expatriate teachers have children at TISA. In addition there are over 50 teacher assistants and 55 support staff.