Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Flight Instructor/Element Leader

Job Description:

Element Leaders are primarily 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 Flight Campus.  Element Leaders develop pilots by emphasizing safety and risk mitigation during flight operations as their students matriculate through the Professional Pilot Course.  In addition, Element Leaders are managers of student training portfolios with essential duties and responsibilities listed below.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain a 40-hour work week CFI scheduling and coordinating with students toward their training progress, with results at no less than minimum appropriate rates for each student
  • 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 radio 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
  • Test and evaluate 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
  • Element Leaders may log 2 hours each week of administrative time to accomplish student scheduling and progress reporting.  The expectation is that the scheduling process should take no longer than one hour to accomplish and student progress reporting should take no longer than 10 minutes each day to accomplish
  • Element Leaders are able to provide flight instruction for an FAA-mandated maximum of 8 hours per day, and are encouraged to use the scheduling system to their advantage to accomplish this flight time.  Flight hours logged each month will be used as an evaluation metric and may be a factor in determining promotion
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice
  • Element Leaders 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

 Job Requirements:

  • Flight Instructor Certificate
  • Flight Instructor Instrument Certificate
  • FAA Class II Medical
  • High school education or general education degree (GED)
  • FAA CFI required
  • CFII/MEI highly sought

Relocation Assistance: Up To $5,000

  • Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Categories: Pilot
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Mike Stanick

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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