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Aviation Ground School Instructor (FAA)

Skyborne Airline Academy
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida
30 days ago

Company Description

Skyborne Airline Academy is one of the most respected and trusted global commercial pilot training academies in the industry. Skyborne delivers airline pilots, and have achieved this by radically redefining every aspect of airline pilot training, from a unique educational approach in ground school, to world-class facilities, a modern fleet of aircraft and flight simulators, and an enviable instructional team. Skyborne is fully committed to developing a dynamic, engaging and welcoming environment for the next generation of airline pilots.

Why Skyborne? Diversity is what drives us.  Equality is what we stand on. Inclusion is what we strive for. Here at Skyborne Airline Academy we understand we are all unique and believe in creating an environment where we can truly be ourselves and embrace different perspectives, giving everyone the chance to think in new and creative ways. What we all have in common is our energy and passion for our roles while working together as one team.

Job Description

This is a full-time position, based at the Skyborne Airline Academy Vero Beach, Florida.

All Skyborne Ground School Instructors are responsible for delivering high quality ground school Instruction, to US and international students in accordance with Skyborne Airline Academy standards. In this role, Ground School Instructors will be fully trained to deliver UK CAA/EASA ground school instruction to UK/European students and students undergoing FAA141 ground school training. As such, Instructors will report into the Skyborne US Chief Ground instructor and UK/EASA Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor. Ground School Instructors shall lead by example with a strong focus on professional behaviors and attitude as well as strong theoretical and practical knowledge of the curriculaum.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering FAA ground school instruction to students in Vero Beach, following a full course of standardization training.
  • Assist in development of course presentations, outlines and study materials as required.
  • Monitoring student ground school progress.
  • Preparing and maintaining training records.
  • Ensuring that his/her ground school knowledge is ‘up to date’ with all current published learning objectives.
  • Conducting administrative and other duties that directly support the role of the Chief Ground School Instructor in the US and UK.
  • Ensuring training policies and processes are followed.
  • Communicating/promoting policies, procedures and standards throughout the school.
  • Ensuring that all ground school training documentation, manuals and courseware are fit for purpose and meet the requirements of the business.
  • Ensuring that ground school training is delivered to meet Skyborne Airline Academy objective of being the safest, highest quality and customer focused training school in the world.


  • Extensive FAA Ground School Instruction experience, preferably under FAA Part 141– other regulatory experience considered. 
  • A minimum of 12 months experience actively delivering classroom instruction.
  • Minimum of an AGI qualification is required
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Passionate about inspiring the next generation of commercial aviators.
  • Ability to concentrate and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain strong customer orientation under challenging circumstances.
  • Culturally sensitive and aware
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without restrictions.

Additional Information

Full Time, Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm

Salary: $60,000 per year

Relocation assistance available

At Skyborne we take care of our employees. In addition to a competitive salary package, we also offer a dynamic working environment and fantastic benefits which includes: -

Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision)

401k Investment

PTO - 18 days

Holidays - 9 days

If you’re looking for a place to work where you can make a positive impact in your daily role and contribute to Skyborne’s continued success, look no further and apply to join us today.


Skyborne Airline Academy

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