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Aviation Ground School Instructor

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

Company Description

Skyborne Values

In the ever-changing world of pilot training, standing still is not an option. Underpinning our pioneering spirit is an innate desire to continuously evolve. Our innovative approach challenges the norms of standard training, and as a result we deliver excellence to trainees and customer airlines alike.

As a Ground instructor at Skyborne, you won’t just be teaching; you’ll be actively contributing to the evolution of pilot training. We believe in the power of innovation, and we’re seeking dynamic instructors who share our vision.

Be part of Skyborne, the world’s leading airline academy. Lead change, bring your ideas, ingenuity, and determination and make a real difference, in return you will enjoy the most competitive salary package and benefits, career security and flexibility, set in beautiful and thriving parts of the world, in state-of-the-art facilities.

We’re not just an airline academy; we’re a movement, and we want you to be part of it.

Job Description

Skyborne Opportunity

We are looking for skilled and talented 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 curriculum. If you thrive in a dynamic environment, enjoy working with people and are motivated by delivering excellence, then we could be a good fit for you, and you for us.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering FAA ground school instruction to students, 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.


Professional requirements are as follows:

  • 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.
  • Contingent to employment, all candidates must pass a drug screening and background check, along with TSA badging-if required for your role. 

Additional Information


  • Full Time, Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm
  • Salary: $60,000 per year
  • Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision)
  • 401k Investment
  • PTO - 18 days, plus 5-Sick Days
  • Holidays - 9 days

This is an opportunity not to be missed. If you want to take your career to heights you never thought possible, then we want to meet you. 



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