Marija Vella works as an instructor at ScOLa. She received her BA degree in Maltese and Italian from the University of Malta in 2011, and her MA in Translation Studies from the University of Malta in 2013.
She holds a CELTA certificate from Anglo-Continental School of English in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. She is also a qualified aviation English instructor and rater for pilot and air traffic controller language proficiency tests. This training has all been done at Anglo-Continental School of English in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.Prior to Özyeğin University, she worked at at Easy School of Languages in Valletta, Malta where she taught English as well as English exam preparation courses, and then at Eurocontrol Institute for Air Navigation Services in Luxembourg as an English language expert assistant to the English Language Proficiency Test for Aeronautical Communication ELPAC.