07 January 2023

L3Harris | Instructor

Cranfield, GBR



Job Title: Specialist Flight Instruction – Single Engine Flight Instructor

Job Code: IMS20222212-95080

Job Location: UK – Cranfield – Bedfordshire

Please note: All candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy must have the right to work in the UK in order to be considered.

About the role:

To provide flight, simulator and ground instruction in accordance with L3 – Commercial Training Solutions – Airline Academy approved Training Manuals for the Integrated or Modular flight training courses.

Day to day responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

+ Uphold flight safety in every aspect of training and encourage a ‘just culture’ amongst colleagues and trainees

+ Conduct each training event in accordance with the approved syllabus, and in compliance with the Academy published schedule/programme

+ Ensure each cadet is properly briefed and prepared for each training event and conduct a debrief after completion of the event

+ Complete cadet reports promptly after every training event

+ Monitor every assigned cadet’s progress and report any training performance problems to the CFI or designated representative

+ Foster professionalism amongst all cadets

+ Ensure the Academy’s standards are promoted and maintained throughout training

+ Monitor the maintenance condition of the training fleet and report any defects to operations as soon as possible

+ Observe the highest standard of professionalism in every aspect of this role

+ Maintain personal license and rating validities

+ Retain a valid Class 1 medical. Inform the CFI/DCFI promptly if loss of medical occurs

+ Maintain an accurate and true copy of a personal flying logbook

+ Comply with all rules and procedures detailed in the Academy Operations Manual

+ Attend administration, standardization and periodic/annual training as required by the CFI/DCFI

+ Support the CFI and DCFI in the conduct of Academy business at Cranfield

+ Conduct any other reasonable duties which may, from time to time, be given by the CFI or DCFI

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

+ Flight instructional experience at ab-initio level:

+ Experienced in delivering VFR training on the SEP aircraft

+ A good standard of piloting and instructional skills

+ Flexibility to adapt learning/teaching styles and to differentiate between cadets

+ Strong customer care skills

+ Knowledge of EASA regulations

+ A good standard of piloting skills and a passion for sharing skills and knowledge with aspiring pilots

+ Flexibility to adapt learning/teaching styles and to differentiate between cadets

+ Strong customer care skills

+ Knowledge of CAA regulations

+ Self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic

+ Good team player with strong interpersonal skills

+ International outlook

+ Ability to deal comfortably with various cultures

Qualifications requirements:

+ Minimum UK SEP

+ Flight Hours:

+ SEP/IFR Minimum 600 FI hours

+ Class 1 medical

+ Current FI rating

+ Minimum ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 4


+ Auto Enrolment pension scheme

+ 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

+ Group Income Protection, Private Health Care and Life Assurance

+ Employee Assistance Programme

+ Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more

+ Hybrid working opportunities

+ Free parking

+ Cycle to Work scheme

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.