Helicopter Ground School Instructor – Australia

[Application deadline is 10 December 2023. /Admin]


Full-time Ground School Instructor Position (Commercial/Private Helicopter)

Posted: 4 hours ago
Archerfield, Brisbane QLD
Aviation Services (Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics)
Full time
$50,000 – $75,000 per year


Utility Helicopters, a renowned helicopter training school in Australia, is currently seeking an enthusiastic and accomplished Theory Instructor to join our team. In this full-time role, you will have the opportunity to deliver both Private Helicopter Theory Courses and Commercial Helicopter Theory Courses.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about guiding and mentoring aviation students to excel in their studies. As part of this role, you will be responsible for preparing and equipping students with the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully pass the CASA CPL(H) and PPL(h) Theory Examinations.

Furthermore, we offer an exciting opportunity for applicants who possess an Instructor Rating. With this valued qualification, you will have the chance to engage in the dynamic field of flight training in between delivering comprehensive theoretical instruction. This combination ensures a fulfilling professional experience and a great step forward in your career as a pilot.

Qualifications/ Experience/ Abilities Required:

The ideal candidate would be someone with experience as an instructor who has a track record of delivering education to students in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner. However, while prior experience is advantageous, it is not essential for this role, as we believe in providing opportunities to talented individuals with a passion for aviation and teaching.

  • CASA Commercial Pilot License – Helicopter or Fixed wing
  • Experience in CASA CPL/PPL ground theory training in a classroom environment – an advantage
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – an advantage.
  • Instructor Rating – an advantage.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of teaching and assessment plans.
    Possess excellent communication skills, the ability to engage students in a classroom setting, and a strong understanding of helicopter theory concepts
  • Be a confident and patient person, committed to providing a supportive learning environment for our students

Desirable Personal Qualities:

• Strong communication skills in both verbal and written forms, with an ability to interact effectively with others.
• Aptitude for adapting instructional methods to accommodate learners with varying education levels, needs, and experience.
• Deep knowledge of flight training concepts and principles.
• Competency in computer skills and presentation software.
• Ability to provide counselling, guidance, and advice to students.
• Enthusiasm and willingness to collaborate within a team-oriented environment.

Interview/Skills Test:

Successful applicants will undergo the following:

  • Interview (covering personal background, company knowledge and theory skills).
  • Complete a CPL Helicopter Practice Exam (good background knowledge in all areas essential).
  • Deliver a CPL Helicopter Theory Demonstration (you will be asked to display your knowledge and teaching ability via short briefs (15 min each) on 2 subjects given to you in advance).

Join the Utility Helicopters team and contribute to our mission of training the next generation of skilled helicopter pilots. This is an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to make a difference in the aviation industry while further developing your career as a Theory Instructor.

Applications close 10/12/2023 and can be submitted through Seek or emailed directly to [Email removed. See source link below. /Admin]. Please include a cover letter.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you hold a current Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as an Instructor?
  • How would you rate your English language skills?

Source: Seek & Bladeslapper