TEFL Course in Baku

An incredible destination for a TEFL course
Teach English in Azerbaijan
An incredible destination for a TEFL course
TESOL Course in Baku
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TEFL Course in Baku

“The fire of true enthusiasm is like the fires of Baku, which no water can ever quench, and which burn steadily on from night to day, and year to year, because their well-spring is eternal.”


Baku, Azerbaijan’s modern capital, combines a medieval old town, modern Flame Towers that light up after dark, and a promenade stretching along the Caspian Sea. The city exudes attractiveness, shining under the endless blue skies, and oozes intriguing layers of history just waiting for you to unravel.

There are several reasons why you should visit Baku and put Azerbaijan on this year’s bucket list, but our cuisine is the number one: The fame of rich Azerbaijani cuisine has probably gone around the world and back several times. It is most likely that you won’t have enough time to taste the whole variety of national dishes available, but nevertheless, this section will help you easily choose an appropriate style and venue to suit your taste. It should be noted that the capital will not only let you taste local dishes, but also dishes of other nationalities and countries. International franchises, authentic cafés, luxurious restaurants, open-air playgrounds, cozy wine bars and noisy pubs, along with other exciting locations will suit anyone who is ready to experience local delights, by getting to know local people through their sumptuous cuisine.

TEFL Course in Baku Azerbaijan

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TEFL Course in Baku Azerbaijan

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TEFL Course in Baku Azerbaijan


International TEFL Training Institute Baku is located in the Nasimi District of the city. The school is accommodated in a large, former university building with bright, large classrooms and hallways. There are ideal learning conditions for our TEFL trainees.

The classrooms are equipped with Interactive Whiteboards and have space for about 20 students. TEFL students learn to handle boards which they most likely encounter in modern classrooms around the world. This brings increased value to the TEFL course in Azerbaijan.

Besides the classrooms, the school features a lunch area for students where they can get coffee or tea and snacks. Classes run from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from Monday through Thursday and from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm on Fridays. There is a lunch break from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Mondays through Thursdays.

After an initial week of theory study, the TEFL trainees start the daily teaching practice with Week 2 of the program.

The teaching practice with Azerbaijanis (adult learners) is followed by immediate feedback. The career support starts during Week 2. You will set up your resume/CV and send it to schools in your desired destination—whether in Azerbaijan or in other parts of the world.

work in baku as a tefl TEACHER

Private international schools in Azerbaijan hire teachers for all levels, since the interest in English has been on a steady rise. Business English enjoys popularity as the nation continues with its rapid development towards establishing an infrastructure and becoming an industrial nation.

Teacher Salary and Benefits
When teaching in Azerbaijan. English instructors in Azerbaijan will procure focused pay rates, which will be subject to change due to the cost of living across the nation.

English teacher salary packages in Azerbaijan typically include accommodation as well as health insurance. If accommodation is not included, a good salary will be about €1200 ($1517 USD, £965), and from this just over a quarter will go towards renting a small one-bedroom apartment. After the usual bills and expenses, you may be able to save about €600 ($758 USD, £483) per month.

Workload for Teachers
The workload in a public school is around 15 hours per week. Lessons last the standard 45 minutes. Often you will be teamed up with an Azerbaijani English teacher and co-teach.

Qualifications Required
Candidates wishing to teach in international schools must have a valid license to teach from their home country and have at least two years of professional experience. Teachers may be required to present a TESOL/TEFL Certificate for teaching English in Azerbaijan, although this is not always mandatory. In Azerbaijan, it is necessary to possess a bachelor’s degree in education.

TEFL Courses in Baku fill up quickly!



Total tuition: US $1,200 (incl. VAT)

Deposit: $500, due at registration.

Balance payment: $700

Course Dates in 2024
  • 7 July-18 July, 2024
  • 5 August – 17 August, 2024
  • 2 September – 13 September, 2024
  • 2 November – 1 December, 2024
  • 10 days (80-hours on site and 40 hours online) residential certification course TEFL / TESOL in Baku.

    Our TEFL / TESOL program in Baku takes place in a beautifully maintained, historical building of Baku Asia University. This area is a pleasant, completely safe student environment. It is just 10 minutes to the city center by bus. Everything is in a flash open: you can spend your leisure time at beautiful cafes, restaurants bars and malls. Course content is compatible with that of a four-year teacher training college program.
  • This type of program is accepted at all schools worldwide , including the highest paying.
  • Three weeks of complimentary intensive accent reduction classes for non-native English teacher trainees.
  • Highly qualified , experienced TEFL trainers.
  • Practice your teaching skills with real EFL students.
  • Assistance in setting up your professional CV/resume and provide you with school / recruiter information. • Become part of a mailing list of actual TEFL job leads from schools in Baku/Azerbaijan.

    Meet Our iTTi TEFL Baku Team

    An EFL teacher for more than a decade in Azerbaijan at the university and private language schools with experience in teaching online and onsite, teacher training, and coaching. He is responsible for the development of test specification and test materials for the English Language Proficiency Test to determine which academic concepts the students understand, and which ones require their ongoing attention. He graduated with a BA in English Language and Literature, an MS in Production Operation Management with the dual diploma from Georgia Washington University, USA. After receiving the Master and bachelor’s degrees, he got some international certificates including CELTA, Inside IELTS, CPD, a 120-Hour TESOL Certificate, and a 500-hour TEFL Trainer certificate.

    Afar Ibrahimov

    iTTi BAKU- Course Director

    How to Apply for a TESOL Course

    Step 1

    To begin the admission process for iTTi Baku, you must first choose your starting date, complete the online application form, and pay a deposit of USD $500.

    Step 2

    An iTTi Enrollment Counselor will then contact you with instructions on how to complete the required English proficiency assessment test if you are not a native speaker. You must obtain a B2/C1 level. A certificate will be provided by the iTTi School of English.

    Step 3

    Once you are notified of your acceptance to iTTi in Azerbaijan, your remaining tuition balance is due 30 days prior to your course starting date.

    TEFL Course in Baku

    TEFL Course in Baku

    TEFL Course in Baku