Flight Instructor vacancies

Theoretical Knowledge Instructor (TKI) - NZ

We are now seeking full-time Theoretical Knowledge Instructors (TKI) to join our Theoretical Knowledge team at our training Center at Hamilton Airport, New Zealand. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of industry leading instructors that provide high quality ground school lessons to ensure our graduates transition seamlessly into airline operations.

Core responsibilities will involve, but not be limited to:

The Theoretical Knowledge Instructor role involves undertaking comprehensive responsibilities, in particular the delivery of approved ground school training syllabi at ATPL level. The TKI is required to deliver ground school training syllabi in compliance with primarily EASA Regulations, and NZCAR Parts 61, 91, and 141 as required.

This is a role full of variety, working within a professional flight training environment in a desirable location. Working 40 hours, predominantly Monday to Friday, this is a great opportunity to progress your career in the aviation industry, whist maintaining a great work/life balance.

Person specification:

Essential skills and experience:  
We are looking for passionate individuals who have a background in the aviation industry and significant experience in teaching aviation theory subjects. If you consider yourself to have an adaptive instructional style that creates a positive learning environment for trainees then apply within.

Qualification and educational requirements:


  • Hold a CPL with Multi Engine Instrument Rating.
  • Hold exams passes in all of the NZ CAA or EASA ATPL exams, or ATPL’s of an alternative reputable aviation authority. 
  • Alternatively other recognized aviation qualifications will be considered e.g. LAME.
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching aviation (or comparable) theory subjects.


  • Hold a CPL with either a NZ or EASA Flight Instructor Rating.
  • Prior teaching experience at an ATPL level.
  • Relevant Instructional experience and/or experience in airline or military training or check and training roles.

Additional information: Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess the eligibility to live and work within New Zealand.

Note: This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job title. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.  The employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Application deadline: Jan 31 2019






Airline Academy
Job Type
Flight Instructor
Hamilton, New Zealand
Start date(s)
October, 10.30.2018
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