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L3 Commercial Aviation require Flight Instructors – SEP & ME/IR

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If you like people as much as you enjoy flying, you’ll want to talk to us.

We’re L3 Commercial Aviation, one of the world’s leading airline training organizations, and we’re expanding our team of  Flight Instructors. Right now we’re looking for commercial pilots who’d like to pass their expertise to new recruits joining some of the world’s leading airlines.

Now that we’ve been awarded a long term contract with the Royal Air Force to train their future Multi Engine pilots there’s never been a more exciting time to join our Flight Instructor team.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be supporting the development of our cadets by providing them with high-quality training, combining your experience with our tuition programme. Naturally, you’ll hold an EASA CPL with a Class 1 Medical. Perhaps you’re ME/IR qualified with more than 1,500 hours. Maybe you’re SEP FI rated. Even if you’re just starting to build your hours, we’d like to hear from you.

Opportunities with L3 CTS include:

  • Multi Engine/Instrument Rating Flight Instructor
  • Flight Instructor – SEP
  • Sponsored program covering the costs of Flight Instructor training (no previous FI experience required)
  • Choice of training locations: Bournemouth, UK

What are we offering?

If you already hold a ME/IR Flight Instructor rating, there’s a generous sign-on bonus waiting for you. And if you’re not yet FI rated, we offer a sponsored programme with a training salary.  We’re offering commuter contracts with monthly accommodation allowance or relocation assistance.

In addition, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary package and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Generous leave package
  • Loss of license insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Death in service benefit

Flight Instructors (FI – SEP):

To provide flight, simulator and ground instruction in accordance with L3 – Commercial Training Solutions – Airline Academy approved Training Manuals for the Integrated or Modular flight training courses.

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 37 hours per week
  • Accommodation allowance and commuter roster / or relocation allowance
  • Pension scheme (up to 7% contribution matched by L3)
  • 6% discretionary bonus
  • Private medical insurance for employee only with the option to add dependants
  • Sign on bonus (18 month bond signed)
  • Loss of license insurance
  • Death in service benefit (4 times base salary)
  • Operational seven days per week (0600-2200)

Core duties will involve, but not limited to:
• Uphold flight safety in every aspect of training and encourage a ‘just culture’ amongst colleagues and trainees
• Conduct each training event in accordance with the approved syllabus, and in compliance with the Academy published schedule/programme
• Ensure each cadet is properly briefed and prepared for each training event and conduct a debrief after completion of the event
• Complete cadet reports promptly after every training event
• Monitor every assigned cadet’s progress and report any training performance problems to the CFI or designated representative
• Foster professionalism amongst all cadets
• Ensure the Academy’s standards are promoted and maintained throughout training
• Monitor the maintenance condition of the training fleet and report any defects to operations as soon as possible
• Observe the highest standard of professionalism in every aspect of this role
• Maintain personal license and rating validities
• Retain a valid Class 1 medical. Inform the DHT/CFI promptly if loss of medical occurs
• Maintain an accurate and true copy of a personal flying logbook
• Comply with all rules and procedures detailed in the Academy Operations Manual
• Attend administration, standardization and periodic/annual training as required by the CFI
• Support the CFI and DCFIs in the conduct of Academy business at Bournemouth and Portugal or any other Academy satellite site
• Conduct any other reasonable duties which may, from time to time, be given by the Head of Training (HT), CFI or DCFI

Essential skills and experience:
Flight instructional experience at ab-initio level:

  • Experienced in delivering VFR and/or IFR training on the MEP aircraft
  • A good standard of piloting and instructional skills
  • Flexibility to adapt learning/teaching styles and to differentiate between cadets
  • Strong customer care skills
  • Knowledge of EASA regulations
  • Self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • International outlook
  • Ability to deal comfortably with various cultures

Qualifications requirements:
• Minimum EASA CPL SE/ME/IR(A)
• Flight Hours: – No minimum
• Class 1 medical
• Minimum ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 6

Flight Instructors (FI – ME/IR):

To provide flight, simulator and ground instruction in accordance with L3 – Commercial Training Solutions – Airline Academy approved Training Manuals for the Integrated or Modular flight training courses.

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 37 hours per week
  • Accommodation allowance and commuter roster / or relocation allowance
  • Pension scheme (up to 7% contribution matched by L3)
  • 6% discretionary bonus
  • Private medical insurance for employee only
  • Sign on bonus (18 month bond signed)
  • Loss of license insurance
  • Death in service benefit (4 times base salary)
  • Operational seven days per week (0600-2200)

Core duties will involve, but not limited to:
• Uphold flight safety in every aspect of training and encourage a ‘just culture’ amongst colleagues and trainees
• Conduct each training event in accordance with the approved syllabus, and in compliance with the Academy published schedule/programme
• Ensure each cadet is properly briefed and prepared for each training event and conduct a debrief after completion of the event
• Complete cadet reports promptly after every training event
• Monitor every assigned cadet’s progress and report any training performance problems to the CFI or designated representative
• Foster professionalism amongst all cadets
• Ensure the Academy’s standards are promoted and maintained throughout training
• Monitor the maintenance condition of the training fleet and report any defects to operations as soon as possible
• Observe the highest standard of professionalism in every aspect of this role
• Maintain personal license and rating validities
• Retain a valid Class 1 medical. Inform the DHT/CFI promptly if loss of medical occurs
• Maintain an accurate and true copy of a personal flying logbook
• Comply with all rules and procedures detailed in the Academy Operations Manual
• Attend administration, standardization and periodic/annual training as required by the CFI
• Support the CFI and DCFIs in the conduct of Academy business at Bournemouth and Portugal or any other Academy satellite site
• Conduct any other reasonable duties which may, from time to time, be given by the Head of Training (HT), CFI or DCFI

Essential skills and experience:
Flight instructional experience at ab-initio level:

  • Experienced in delivering VFR and/or IFR training on the MEP aircraft
  • A good standard of piloting and instructional skills
  • Flexibility to adapt learning/teaching styles and to differentiate between cadets
  • A good standard of piloting skills and a passion for sharing skills and knowledge with aspiring pilots
  • Strong customer care skills
  • Knowledge of EASA regulations
  • Self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • International outlook
  • Ability to deal comfortably with various cultures

Qualifications requirements:
• Minimum EASA CPL SE/ME/IR(A)
• Flight Hours: – MEP/MEPIR: Minimum 1,500 FI hours
• Class 1 medical
• Minimum ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 6

Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess the eligibility to live and work within the EEA.

Note: This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job title. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.  The employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.

To Apply:

If you’re interested in joining our Airline Academy and can demonstrate your qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience match our requirements, we’d like to hear from you.