16 June 2024

North Star Aviation | Instructor

Mankato, MN, United States

Certified Flight Instructor
Mankato, MN Flight School
Job Type Part-time


To provide excellent flight instruction and mentorship to our students in a safe and comfortable environment and work together with other instructors to overcome challenges in the learning process. Our flight instructors work to ensure compliance with applicable Transportation Security Administration (TSA) procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), and North Star Aviation policy with training students.


  • Conduct excellent instruction with flight and ground students.
  • Be an ambassador to safety by following applicable FOM procedures, file reports using the current safety reporting system, attend periodic safety meetings, and maintain a general safety mindset.
  • Ensure student records are kept in an orderly and accurate manner.
  • Periodically audit all records pertaining to students in their care and correct any errors while following applicable NSA procedures
  • Work in conjunction with assigned scheduler to ensure adequate student progress towards applicable flight lab completion deadlines.
  • Student progress is a shared responsibility. Schedulers ensure “quantity” of lessons, and Flight Instructors ensure “quality” of lessons.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. routinely and up to 100 lbs. occasionally
  • Frequent work in small places, extreme temperatures, heights above six feet and noisy environments.

EEO/AAP/Drug Free Workplace


Education & Experience:

  • Must hold at least a 2nd Class Medical
  • Must have CFI, CFI-I, and MEI ratings.
  • Prior experience teaching in PA-28-161/181, PA-44-180, and G1000 is preferred, but not required.
  • Able to meet the Aviation English Language Standard (AELS) as outlined by the FAA.

Salary Description $22 - 30 per hour


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