Theoretical Knowledge Instructors in Finland

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The Aviation business unit offers life-cycle support services for aircraft and helicopters, and pilot training.

We are now searching for a 


Do you want to join us in providing the best pilot training in the world?

Patria Pilot Training has recently been awarded several significant contracts for international airlines and would now like to offer employment for theoretical and flight instructors in Finland and Spain. Now is the time to pursue an exceptionally promising, custom built career for instructors and be part of our success story.

Do not hesitate to contact us through this application. We have several career opportunities to offer and we can even tailor one for you. You can work part-time, full-time or as a freelancer. We will offer you a level of compensation very competitive with those of other operators. You can be part of an unparalleled experience in aviation.

As a result of our continued worldwide growth, we are looking for experienced Theoretical Knowledge Instructors to join our PPL/ATPL Ground School team.
Core duties will involve, but not be limited to: 

  • To teach EASA PPL/ATPL theory subjects 
  • To monitor and report student progress 
  • To provide guidance and support to individual student 
  • To maintain course records.

Essential skills and experience: 

  • Excellent pedagogical skills and knowledge 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact well with students 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Ability to work smoothly with various cultures 
  • Customer orientated attitude with polite and friendly manners 
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office solutions and similar software.

Subjects to be delivered under the EASA PPL/ATPL/MPL syllabus:
Ideally, you would deliver two or more of the following subjects: 

  • 010 Air Law 
  • 021 Aircraft general knowledge (Power plants, systems, electrics) 
  • 022 Aircraft general knowledge (Instruments and automatic systems) 
  • 031 Mass and balance 
  • 032 Aircraft performance 
  • 033 Flight planning 
  • 040 Human performance and limitations 
  • 050 Meteorology 
  • 061 General navigation 
  • 062 Radio navigation 
  • 071 Operational procedures 
  • 081 Principles of flight 
  • 091 Communications.

Qualification and educational background:

  • Instructional experience in the PPL/ ATPL syllabus, or in the general aviation or other aviation industry 
  • Aviation experience, Professional pilot (civil or military), Air Traffic Control or ground operations.

For additional information please contact Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor Mr. Jouni Janhunen

We offer you attractive and competitive salary, benefits and conditions as well as career opportunities within Patria Group.

Why Patria?

  • Securing society: we are proud to advance national and international security. It requires a responsible attitude and excellence that guarantees reliability in all conditions. 
  • You have an impact: at Patria, you have an impact in the contents of your work, career development, your clients’ and the whole company's success. You can be as good as you can ever be. 
  • Focus on the essential: do what you love and see the results of your work. You are crucial to us. We want you to be well and live a full life. 
  • A great bunch of people: we work in innovative and energetic teams where smiling is allowed. We believe that the best results are achieved in a good atmosphere.
Application period starts: 2020-01-21 08:00Application period ends: 2020-12-31 23:00