Website Skyborne Aviation
As we grow and expand, we need to attract and nurture the finest talent. We are always looking for exceptional people to join our pioneering and multidisciplinary team.
Are you an experienced Flight Instructor looking for an exciting opportunity with an innovative and dynamic academy? Offering full, part time and contractual work as well as a relocation package. This may be the right job opening for you.
Skyborne’s vision is to be the most respected and trusted commercial pilot training academy in the industry, supplying airlines with the best pilots. Skyborne aims to achieve this by radically redefining every aspect of airline pilot training, from our unique educational approach, to our world-class facilities. We are fully committed to developing a dynamic, engaging and welcoming environment for the next generation of airline pilots to hone their skills.
Job Description – Single Engine Flight Instructor (IRI)
Based at our Fair-Weather location in Castellon, Spain, you will be working alongside other experienced Flight Instructors to deliver the second phase of our Integrated programme, core flight training, in our single-engine piston DA40 aircraft. Unlike most flight training schools, Skyborne cadet’s flight training will begin after 16 weeks, rather than the usual seven months. This supports our Progressive Continuous Learning method which focuses on ensuring Cadets are always developing their talents and absorbing new skills from our vastly experienced instructors.
Skyborne’s Castellon base opened in 2019 and has excellent facilities that have been developed to the highest standard, offering the right balance between training and self-motivated learning. We have invested in the most advanced training devices and equipment, including the Diamond DA40 and DA42 fleet.
We are looking for exceptional Single Engine Flight Instructors (IRI) to join our highly skilled and professional team in Castellon, Spain. Those with previous airline experience bring a valued perspective to the Skyborne vertically integrated programmes, however this is not a requirement. Instilling airline standards throughout every aspect of the training journey, ensuring we produce the most professional airline pilots.
Responsibilities in the role would include conducting training in accordance with the approved syllabus, and in compliance with the Academy published schedule/programme. You would be expected to comply with all rules and procedures detailed in the Academy Operations Manual and to uphold flight safety in every aspect of training, including monitoring the maintenance condition of the training fleet and reporting any defects to operations.
Responsibilities to the cadets will include ensuring each cadet is appropriately briefed and debriefed following training, and monitoring every assigned cadet’s progress through their training programme. Any training performance problems should be reported to the Head of Training or designated representative. Skyborne has developed high standards of training and performance and it is the responsibility of the instructor to ensure these standards are promoted and maintained at all times.
Whilst Skyborne will cover revalidation and medical renewal expenses, all FI’s need to take personal responsibility for monitoring their own license and rating validity and making sure that their personal log book is up-to-date and accurate. Personal responsibility for retention of a valid Class 1 medical is essential.
For FI Roles:
1. FI(A) Rating (Unrestricted)
2. Current EASA Commercial Pilot License, including current Class 1 medical 3. ICAO level 5, preferred ICAO level 6
4. Experience on UK flying training methodology and FNPTII
5. Preferred night rating
6. Ability to work well in a highly structured environment
7. Team oriented
8. Result oriented
9. Strong written and verbal communication skills
10. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
In return, we offer a very competitive benefits package which includes:
• SE IRI Salary €40,100
• Annual bonus scheme – €5,000 per year based on productivity target • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of Public Holidays)
• Excellent relocation package available
• Flexible contracts offered to work alongside other commitments • Pension scheme
• Loss of license insurance
• Death in service benefit
• Health Insurance Scheme
If you have the aspiration and enthusiasm to be part of the Skyborne team, please contact us to arrange a one to one meeting to discuss flexible Flight Instructor opportunities.
Recruitment Manager – Carla.firstname.lastname@example.org, 01452 937023
Link for applications: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/SkyborneAirlineAcademy/skyborne-careers
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