17 November 2023

Babcock | Instructor

Southampton, GB, SO20 8DY, United States


Job Title: Qualified Flying Instructor
Location: Stockbridge, Hampshire
Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF49373

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Flying instructor at our Army Aviation Centre Middle Wallop site.

The role
As a Qualified Flying Instructor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary teaching potential Army Air Corps pilots how to fly an aeroplane, whilst at the same time assessing their ability to be trained to be Army Air Corps pilots.

Reporting to the Flight Commander your key accountabilities will be as follows:

  • Deliver Army Flying Grading on behalf of the MoD to selected Army students, Complete end of course reports.
  • Actively encourage and maintain a culture of military ethos throughout 6 FTS and embrace the Student Care Directives.
  • To maintain the highest level of safety and quality throughout the 6 FTS operation.
  • Ensuring that all communication, documentation and typed material is of the required standard.
  • Complete Staff Continuation Training requirements.
  • Promote best practice and report bad practice and non-compliance to ensure continual improvement in the organisation.

This role is full time and based onsite at Army Aviation Centre Middle Wallop, a British Army airfield located near the Hampshire town of Stockbridge.

Essential experience of the Qualified Flying Instructor

  • Previous Military flying experience with a minimum CFS B1 QFI/QHI category.
  • Minimum of Commercial Pilots Licence, Unrestricted Instructor Rating (with Aerobatics) and valid Instrument Rating
  • Completed a Flying Supervisors Course/Flight Authorisers Course
  • Be fully conversant with Military Flying orders
  • Professional in appearance and manner
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Customer Care focussed

Qualifications for the Qualified Flying Instructor

We don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to education, provided you can show the required level of experience and then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5 of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 21/11/23


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