Whether you’re looking to gain flight hours, build a career or just want to fly, Spartan College is a great place to land!! Spartan College is a global leader in aviation training, and we are looking for great pilots to join our team.
At Spartan, our students are the number one priority so you have an important job... but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! Flight Instructors are certified flight instructors and as such, will maintain high standards of training, air discipline and personal conduct as they train student pilots in various courses offered at the Spartan Flight Campus. Flight Instructors develop pilots by emphasizing safety and risk mitigation during flight operations as their students matriculate through the Professional Pilot Course. In addition, Flight Instructors are managers of student training portfolios with essential duties and responsibilities listed below.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the management and scheduling of their assigned students; perform flight and ground instruction as assigned by supervisory personnel
Maintain training records, and complete required documentation relating to student training, progress and school operation at the Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) level
Maintain a consistent quality of instruction at not less than the level mandated by the school, or by the Federal Aviation Regulations, whichever is to the higher standard
Attend mandatory standardization training and perform Solo Monitor duties when required
Provide administrative documentation pertinent to student training within prescribed time limits
Develop and prepare course outlines, study materials, and instructional procedures for student enrolled in basic, advanced, or instrument ground school
Lecture on various subjects such as aircraft construction, federal aviation regulations, and ratio navigation
Using synthetic instrument trainers, demonstrate operation of various aircraft components and instruments, and techniques for controlling aircraft during maneuvers such as taxiing, takeoff, and landing
Observe student’s actions during training flights to ensure assimilation of classroom instruction and to comply with Federal Aviation Regulations
Tests and evaluates students’ progress, using written and performance tests and oral interviews
Accomplish weekly scheduling functions and submit a daily report for Student Progress in the timelines prescribed by assigned Flight Commander
Prepare students for flight evaluations by providing high quality training and effective feedback
Instructor abilities will be evaluated primarily by the Stage Check pass rates of students
McAir Flight Instructors may log administrative time at a rate of 7.5% of total billable hours for the pay period. This covers deicing, CFI chats, administrative tasks, student engagement, mandatory trainings, CTA tracking, and all other tasks.
Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Overnight flight or night flights may be required.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. However, Flight Instructors are assigned at least 4, but up to 6 students, and at a minimum will accomplish 4 lessons each week for each of their assigned students
Education and Work Experience
No prior experience is required, but any Flight Instruction experience is highly preferred
High school education or general education degree (GED) is required and active pursuit of undergraduate degree highly sought; FAA CFI required, CFII/MEI highly sought.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Flight Instructor Certificate
This position requires a person to stand or sit for a prolonged period, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, along with monitor engine operations of functioning, and communicate and coordinate vehicle or aircraft movement. This position also requires a person to maneuver an aircraft for extended periods of time in all various types of weather conditions. The long days can be physically demanding.
Spartan provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
In keeping with the above conviction, Spartan is committed to assuring that:
All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law;
Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action; and all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, training, and participation in social and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.