Private Flight Instructor

QUALITY FLY Flight Instructors report to the Chief Flight Instructor and Head of Training as key members of our flight instructor team, taking responsibility for each flight operation as an instructor. Our flight instructors are also responsible for the safe and consistent delivery of our quality training services in accordance with our internal policies and procedures.

Job description

QUALITY FLY Flight Instructors report to the Chief Flight Instructor and Head of Training as key members of our flight instructor team, taking responsibility for each flight operation as an instructor. Our flight instructors are also responsible for the safe and consistent delivery of our quality training services in accordance with our internal policies and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND KEYS RESPONSIBILITIES

• Hold an EASA Commercial Pilot License with Single-Engine, Multi-Engineand Instrument Ratings
• Hold an EASA Flight Instructor Rating (with or without restrictions)
• Be physically fit and hold a EASA Class1 Medical Certificate
• Hold an ICAO Level 4 (or greater) certificate of aviation language competency in English
• Have the right to live and work in Spain without restriction
• Hold a passport that permits free travel through the EU without restriction
• Have a good standard of education
• Have excellent communications skills in English (and preferably also in Spanish)

Application Process

To apply for this position, please send us a one-page CV and a one page cover letter explaining why you are an ideal candidate and what you can offer the organisation. Both the CV and cover letter should be in PDF format, no more than one page each, and in English. Please also include a professional headshot.

Should we consider your application, we will contact you to schedule a phone interview.

ASSESSMENT PROCESS

As a training organization endeavouring to provide the best quality service to our customers, we are looking for flight instructors with high personal standards and dedication. To this extent candidates looking for the opportunity to take up a position as a Flight Instructor with QUALITY FLY will need to successfully pass our assessment process. The assessment process is a three-phase process consisting of the following:

As a candidate you will perform a classroom lecture on a specific aviation topic. A varied list of topics will be provided to you prior to the assessment day and you will be able to choose any topic of your choice. White board and projector facilities will be provided.

A personal interview will be conducted by the Head of Training together with a member of the Management Team to discuss your CV and experience to date. You will be required to give a short brief on one of the EASA PPL syllabus air exercises (as per EASA-AMC). The air exercise to be briefed will be selected by the Head of Training. White board facilities will be provided.

A flight check and/or simulator check will be scheduled, where you will be required to fly a short flying exercise, operating the aircraft in accordance with the privileges of your licence and ratings, and performing to the required standard. Prior to the assessment a familiarization flight will be scheduled so that you can familiarize yourself with the aircraft/simulator. The assessment flight profile will also be provided in advance.

On completion of the assessment process you will be informed on the outcome of your assessment within 15 days.

WHAT QUALITY FLY OFFERS YOU

A world of different motivations lie behind the lives of professional flight instructors. Whether your goal is to build up your experience level for that ultimate achievement of becoming an airline pilot, or whether you consider yourself a dedicated career instructor, or even if you would just like to instruct on a part-time basis, QUALITY FLY has a place for you.

QUALITY FLY, as an organization, is fundamentally structured in a similar manner to a small airline, and can offer you, as a flight instructor, a unique opportunity to belong to a team of highly motivated and experienced professionals, where you can further develop your professional knowledge and skills. Here is just a handful of some of the advantages that come with instructing within our innovative training environment:

  • Choose when you fly – your flying schedule is designed according to your availability. You will benefit from attractive lifestyle options thanks to our flexible rostering system.
  • Realtime pay. In accordance with our internal pay scheme, when instructing, you will be paid for both ground time and flight time.
  • Career development and support – we offer you the chance, and also encourage you to develop your career within our organization.
  • Multiple destinations – flight Operations are based in Madrid. Unlike many other training organizations that restrict cross-country flying destinations, we encourage our instructors to fly anywhere reasonable within Europe and/or north Africa as long as this is conducted in accordance with our internal manuals and procedures.
  • Proficiency training – the standard that you maintain as an instructor is representative of our organization. We provide our instructors with regular training in order to maintain the highest standards of operation and proficiency.
  • Airline organizational structure – our internal structure, similar to that of a small airline, will prepare you, at a highly professional level, for your future career as an airline or charter pilot should that be your goal.
  • Team playing – our open culture, where respect and equal opportunities is foremost in our priority as a business, will give you a level of job satisfaction not usually associated with the world of flight instructing.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the position of Flight Instructor with QUALITY FLY Aviation Academy, you should write to people@qualityfly.com following the instructions detailed in the Application Process section above. We do NOT accept applications sent by ordinary mail. Please send your application by email ONLY. In the email subject line please write “FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION”.

Unfortunately we are unable to reply individually to applicants and we do NOT discuss applications over the phone. Should you be offered an assessment we will contact you directly to discuss suitable dates.

We wish you the best of luck with your flying career!