Flight Instructor (MEP)

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Position Summary:

The Flight Instructor (FI) is responsible for providing flight training to student pilots, ensuring that they acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to safely operate aircraft.

Employment Type

Full time

Principal Responsibilities

  • Safety: Prioritize safety at all times during flight training. Instructors should promote the safety culture and ensure that students understand the importance of safety procedures and practices.
  • Compliance: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant regulations to Ensure that flight training activities are conducted in strict compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and the ATO's manuals.
  • Lesson Planning: Develop lesson plans and training materials that align with the approved training curriculum. Ensure that instructional materials are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Flight Planning: Assist students in planning flights, including route selection, weather analysis, and performance calculations. Ensure that flight plans comply with all regulations and safety considerations.
  • In-Flight Instruction: Conduct pre-flight briefings and in-flight training sessions with students. Provide clear and concise instructions on aircraft operation, navigation, emergency procedures, and all aspects of flight.
  • Emergency Procedures: Train students in emergency procedures and crisis management, including simulated emergency scenarios during flight training.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Continuously assess and evaluate students' progress and performance. Provide constructive feedback and recommendations for improvement.
  • Flight Test Preparation: Prepare students for examinations and flight skill test required for certification. Ensure that students are adequately prepared to meet the standards set by relevant Authorities.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of flight training activities, including student performance assessments, flight hours, and training outcomes. Ensure that all required documentation is complete and up-to-date.
  • Mentoring: Provide mentorship and guidance to student pilots to help them progress in their training and develop into safe and proficient aviators.
  • Flight Simulator Training: Conduct flight simulator training sessions, if applicable, to supplement flight training and allow students to practice specific procedures and scenarios in a controlled environment.
  • Professional Development: Stay current with industry developments, best practices related to flight instruction. Engage in ongoing professional development and training.
  • Communication: Maintain effective communication with students, the ATO's management, other instructors, and regulatory authorities as necessary.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for improving flight training programs and processes, and work with the CFI to implement enhancements.
  • Customer Service: Foster a positive and professional relationship with students and ensure their needs and concerns are addressed promptly.
  • Professionalism: Maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and ethical conduct with students, colleagues, clients, and aviation authorities.
  • Other Duties: Carrying out any other secondary duties as required by the CFI or deputy CFI.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Requirements

  • EASA or ICAO Commercial Pilot License (CPL).

  • Flight Instructor (FI) Rating with the following instructional privileges:

    • Multi-Engine Piston (MEP)
    • Single Engine Piston (SEP)
    • CPL
    • Instrument
    • Night
  • Class 1 Medical

  • ICAO English Language Proficiency (ELP) level 4 or higher

  • Minimum of 700 hours total flight time

  • Minimum 250 hours instructional time

Preferable Requirements

  • EASA CPL/FI
  • EASA Examiner Rating
  • UPRT Rating

Benefits

  • Annual income $70,000 - 78,000 (Tax free)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual flight ticket to home country
  • Annual Leave