Vacancy for a Chief flying Instructor

Following the forthcoming retirement of the current post holder we are looking to recruit an experienced, professional and enthusiastic Chief Flying Instructor.

Reporting to the Airfield Manager the responsibilities of the Chief Flying Instructor will include the supervision and standardisation of all instructors including TKIs.  The CFI is also expected to take an active role in ensuring that the utilisation of the aircraft meets the annual budgets.  As the West London Aero Club is a Members’ Flying Club, in addition to being a flying-training establishment, it is essential that the post holder has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Member liaison is a vitally important aspect of this role. The CFI is also expected to oversee all flying activities at the airfield and to assist the Airfield Manager in ensuring the safe operation of the same at the airfield.  The CFI will ensure that the reputation of WLAC remains intact as a high-calibre Approved Training Organisation and Members Club.  The CFI will be expected to do approximately 400 flying hours per year. Due to the nature of the business some weekend working is an essential part of this role.

The successful applicant will be expected to hold the minimum of an EASA CPL with Class 1 medical. It is expected that they would have in excess of 2000 hours P1 with a minimum of 15oo hours instructional time. They would be required to be a Flight Examiner (PPL) and have a proven record of high quality instructional ability.

In the first instance, a full job specification can be accessed here. Please email recruitment@wlac.co.uk with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

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