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Lakes International Language Academy (LILA) is located in Forest Lake, Minnesota, a mid-sized suburb approximately 30 miles north of the Twin Cities. Our staff brings the world to our students every day - literally. Many of them have lived outside of the United States, residing on numerous continents around the world. Whether a teacher from another country, or an administrative assistant from the local community, you’ll find LILA is truly a unique place to belong.  

As a Chinese and Spanish immersion school, some of our positions require competency in a second language. But, not all! If you are a high school graduate, college graduate, or retiree looking to supplement your income, LILA has employment opportunities available. 

Our Human Resources team looks forward to working with you to uncover your talents and find a position you’ll love. Join our community of talented, committed, and caring educators today - YOU are welcome here!

Please contact us with questions or for additional information.

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You will need:

  • Employee’s Name
  • Employer’s Name: Lakes International Language Academy

Human Resources Staff

Tami Cummings
Director of Human Resources
651-252-6721

Alli Williams
Payroll Benefits Coordinator, Reporting Specialist
651-252-6722

Mel Cain
Administrative Assistant - Human Resources
651-464-0771 x207

The culture here is like a big family. Everybody is welcoming. We acknowledge each others differences, we try to understand each others experiences, and we want to learn from each other. 

                               - Luis Vivas, Teacher