Are you in the market for a new instructing job or fancy a completely different change of pace? These 8 aviation schools, clubs and centres are looking for candidates now

1) Falcon Aero (EFG Flying) | +441959540400

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Falcon is a very busy ATO currently recruiting and training Flight Instructors for Ab Initio and Commercial ratings. Being based at London Biggin Hill, with another site opening shortly, amongst the commercial traffic you aspire to fly, they provide the best training ground for all your flying aspirations.

With a fleet of highly maintained Piper aircraft including Cadets, Warriors and Archers they aim to provide the best experience possible.

All aircraft are equipped with either Garmin GNS 430 or Garmin Aera 660 Units with 3 being Mode S and the latest addition having a Garmin G5.

Bonding contracts are offered for those looking to commit to a vibrant school with a long history in training exceptional candidates. Dynamic, professional, fun and friendly, join the Falcon Family today.

2) Atlantic Flight Training Academy | +353 21 4888 737

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Celebrating 25 years in business in 2020, AFTA, Ireland’s largest flight school, based in Cork, currently has opportunities for CRI & IRI Flight Instructors, an MEIR Ground & SIM Instructor and an ATPL Theoretical Knowledge Instructor.

Operating a large fleet of aircraft including Cessna 172s, PA34s, Diamond DA42 twinstars together with associated simulators, they train high quality modular and integrated students and are an official partnered ATO of Ryanair and Stobart.

The work culture at AFTA is friendly, personable and professional. They are pleased to offer Top Industry rates with an earning potential of €100k+ for Senior FI’s. Excellent remuneration packages, a variety of roster options, a relocation package, career development as well as placement assistance with their partner airlines after 2 years of service are all part of the deal.

Email with your CV to find out more and progress your career to the next level.

3) Phoenix Aviation | 02392 552703


Phoenix Aviation is based at Solent Airport Daedalus, Lee-on-the-Solent, and has grown into one of the most highly-rated and popular flight schools on the South Coast.

The club’s facilities are comprehensive and extensive, encompassing the whole of the second floor and part of the first floor of the Control Tower. The fleet has expanded to keep pace with demands to four Warriors, one Archer III and two Ikarus C42s.

Despite their growth they have endeavoured to maintain a friendly club atmosphere – a school run by flying enthusiasts for flying enthusiasts.

The level of training provided by the team of experienced and professional flight instructors is second to none: probably one of the reasons why they always have a student waiting list. Courses include NPPL, Microlight, LAPL, PPL and IR(R). If joining a club like Phoenix is of interest, then please get in touch.

4) Stapleford Flight Centre | 01708 688380

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Stapleford Flight Centre are a very busy training facility in North East London. They have easy access to the M25/M11.

They have a flourishing Flying Club teaching PPL’s recreational flying and trial lessons. Stapleford Flight Centre also have a very busy Commercial School teaching both Modular and Integrated Students, who are based in their on-site accommodation.

They are currently recruiting both full-time and part-time instructors to teach at all levels. They would also be interested in hearing from instructors who only wish to work at weekends.

There is the potential to fly 80-100 hours each month during the Summer. They also offer excellent opportunities to progress in to the Commercial School instructing.

5) FTA Global | 01273 455177

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Flight and ATPL Ground School Instructors required at FTA Global

FTA offers competitive, fast track career pilot training courses and operates one of the most modern and reliable fleets of training aircraft in the world. Their expert instructors are multi-cultural, with a diverse range of aviation experience.

Their instructors deliver the flight training in their Piper PA28, Diamond DA40 Star and DA42 Twin Stars Aircraft. Their Diamond aircraft are not only sleek and modern in appearance but also function featuring the same systems found in modern airliners, including EFIS, ADC, FADEC and GNSS instruments.

Job applicants should be flexble and have the willingness to go the extra mile. They should have a passion for aviation and want to make a difference in their role. They are pleased to offer employees a stable roster, career development, pension and other benefits. Licence revalidations, renewals and medicals are also included.

6) Cambridge Aero Club | 01223 373717

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Cambridge Aero Club is a thriving ATO, operating a mixed fleet of exceptionally well-equipped Cessna172SPs, Piper Warrior III, Cessna152 and Extra200 from its base at Cambridge Airport.

They are looking to add to their team of professional, friendly and passionate pilots. Instructors at Cambridge enjoy hour building opportunities, rating advancement and type crossover sponsorship. Opportunities await those looking to head into IR training & Aerobatics.

Cambridge Aero Club is pleased to support the career progression of its Instructing team, through unique corporate & bizjet connections and benefits from its locality to south-eastern International Airports.

Due to expansion and high volume of new customers and student pilots Cambridge Aero Club has capacity to employ suitably qualified Instructors in full and part-time roles, to assist members who are already scheduling training well into the Autumn/Winter season with no sign of slowing down!

7) Airways Aviation | +33 4 67 13 75 00

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With over 30 years of international experience, Airways Aviation is today the largest privately-owned group of multidisciplinary aviation academies of its kind and delivers professional aviation education & training to prepare students for optimum career outcomes.

The certified EASA courses couple the most advanced practical & theory techniques to match the rapidly increasing demand for commercial airline pilots.

The offer:

– Outstanding resources & equipment and a modern fleet of aircraft based across France, the UK and Spain.

– Airways Aviation Academy owns and operates the largest fleet of Diamond DA40 and DA42 training aircraft in the world.

– Continuous development and growth opportunities for senior instructors to support professional outcomes and the safety mission of the training.

– Mentorship for younger instructors to help develop professional experience & competencies.

– FI Training for aspiring instructors to meet VFR, IRI and CRI(ME) license requirements against a bonding agreement.

Salary range between Euro 30,000 to 70,000 plus retention bonuses.

8) L3Harris | 02380 742 473

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Are you a Multi-Engine/Instrument Rating or Single-Engine VFR or Single Engine IRI Flight Instructor looking for a new challenge?

L3Harris is one of the world’s leading pilot training organizations who are expanding its team of Flight Instructors at its Bournemouth, Cranfield and Portugal Airline Academies.

Fly into a new horizon and discover L3Harris’ attractive salary and benefit packages, including rapid progression opportunities.

This year alone, over 30% of L3Harris’ UK Flight Instructors have undergone training to fast track their career.


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