Affordable English School in Los Angeles | Mentor Language Institute


Make your mark at MLI.

We’re always on the lookout for enthusiastic, qualified ESL and Test Preparation instructors to add to our team.

We sincerely LOVE education and strive to make a positive difference in the lives of our students. Our instructors create the kind of class environments that truly motivate students to be their best. MLI’s students receive a rewarding experience during their studies, which propels them to succeed in their future academic, work and personal goals.

Instructors at MLI enjoy a collegial work environment, paid monthly meetings/workshops, a pre-made and easy-to-follow curriculum, and dedicated Program Coordinator support. Our Westwood campus (near UCLA) offers morning, afternoon and evening shifts. Our Hollywood campus (on the Hollywood Walk-Of-Fame) offers morning and afternoon shifts. Both campuses are located near affordable restaurants, coffee shops and convenience stores, and free 24-hour parking is provided.


  • ESL instructor pay starts at $18.00
  • $100 monthly healthcare contributions are available for full-time instructors after 30 days
  • up to 1 week paid vacation (winter break) for regular teachers after one year at MLI
  • Monday - Thursday shifts

Join MLI’s team, and help us make the world a better place!

Instructor position requirements: minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three years of experience teaching ESL and/or test preparation, or the equivalent in education, or a combination of the two. TESOL certificates are preferred. We can only consider local and qualified candidates, and we cannot conduct interviews outside of Southern California. Please send a brief cover letter and resume to: In your letter, please specify the campus you would prefer, as well as your availability. Most of our classes are Monday-Thursday.

While we thank all qualified and local applicants for their interest, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

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