13 November 2022

CAE USA INC | Instructor

Burgess Hill, GBR, United States


Role and Responsibilities

Are you an experienced professional pilot with a passion for training? Join our team of Synthetic Flight Instructors at CAE to enhance your experience within the aviation industry – with the added benefit of spending less time away from home.

We have several full-time openings for Synthetic Flight Instructors in Burgess Hill (West Sussex) conveniently located just off the M23 motorway. Our Business Aviation Training Centre is undergoing an exciting period of expansion with the addition of two simulators being deployed over the next six months. To assist with our long-term strategy, we are looking to build an exciting and dynamic team around us as the business continues to grow.

What to expect?

CAE provides a comprehensive training program designed to build on your existing knowledge and skills as a professional Pilot. You will transition into a world-class Instructor and subject matter expert, ready to lead clients through their training. For existing Instructors and Examiners, we offer the opportunity to work with top of the range equipment and the very latest aircraft technologies.

What do we look for?

CAE is seeking professional pilots who thrive on mentoring and developing industry colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

What will I need?

+ A “true” professional character with the ability to create a welcoming and successful learning environment

+ Commitment to the customer

+ The capability to tailor training sessions to the needs of a diverse customer base

+ A keen eye for detail in training delivery – you must be able and willing to maintain accurate and timely records in accordance with CAE policy and requirements.

Our minimum requirements:

+ UK or EASA ATPL (with most recent IR being completed within the last 7 years)

+ 1500 hours or more total multi-pilot time

+ The right to live and work in the UK

+ Must read, speak, and converse in English at a high level

+ Must live in commutable distance to Burgess Hill (ideally within a 1-hour drive or willing to make appropriate arrangements to stay locally)

+ Basic computer proficiency – Microsoft Office and other internet-based programs

+ Flexibility to commit to a 5-day-on / 2-days-off work pattern

Why Work for CAE?

CAE recognises and values all employees, offering a welcoming and supportive work environment as you transition into your new career! We offer:

+ A Competitive base salary which is reviewed annually as well as additional allowances in line with qualifications obtained.

+ An enhanced benefits package including a Pension Scheme, two Healthcare plans, Life Insurance, employee Share Scheme, a salary sacrifice hybrid/electric car leasing scheme and more.

+ CAE’s Global Flexible Vacation program providing employees with the opportunity to tailor their paid vacation to their needs.

+ Opportunities to progress internally within the team to roles such as Examiner, Lead Instructor and Training Manager

Please note that a training bond would apply to this position. The level of bond is determined by previous experience and ratings.

Please express your interest by applying for the job role if you meet our minimum requirements. If successful, our Talent Acquisition team will contact you to discuss your application.

Who is CAE?

CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation, and training for civil aviation. With more than 210 full-flight simulators in 42 civil training locations worldwide, CAE has the largest network of civil training locations in the industry. CAE serves approximately 3,500 airlines, aircraft operators and manufacturers across the globe. Our vision is to be the recognized global training partner of choice to enhance safety, efficiency, and readiness.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.