Single Engine Flight Instructor

  • Castellon Airport, El Grao de Castellón, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

Skyborne's vision is to be the most respected and trusted commercial pilot training academy in the industry, delivering airline-ready pilots, and to achieve this we are radically redefining every aspect of airline pilot training, from our unique educational approach to our world-class facilities. We are fully committed to developing a dynamic, engaging and welcoming environment for the next generation of airline pilots to hone their skills.

Based in Gloucestershire in the UK, with flight training partners in the US and a Fair Weather base in Spain, we have amazing facilities and the right balance between training and self-motivated learning. Our Progressive Continuous Learning method focuses on ensuring you are always developing your talents and absorbing new skills from our vastly experienced instructors. Start your journey to becoming a professional airline pilot today by choosing to fly with Skyborne.

Job Description

We are looking for exceptional Single Engine Flight Instructors to join our highly skilled and professional  team at our new training facility in Castellon, Spain. 

Responsibilities in the role would include conducting training in accordance with the approved syllabus, and in compliance with the Academy published schedule/programme. You would be expected to comply with all rules and procedures detailed in the Academy Operations Manual and to uphold flight safety in every aspect of training, including monitoring the maintenance condition of the training fleet and reporting any defects to operations. 

Responsibilities to the cadets might include ensuring each cadet is appropriately briefed and debriefed following training, and monitoring every assigned cadet’s progress through their training programme. Any training performance problems should be reported to the CFI or designated representative. Skyborne has developed high standards of training and performance and it is the responsibility of the FI's to ensure these standard are promoted and maintained at all times.

All FI's will be responsible for maintaining their own license and rating validity, and making sure that their personal log book is up-to-date and accurate. Personal responsibility for retention of a valid Class 1 medical is essential.

Finally, all FI's will be required to support the CFI in the conduct of Academy business at Castellon and any other Academy satellite site and to conduct any other reasonable duties which may, from time to time, be given by the Head of Training (HT) or CFI.



  1. FI(A) Rating (Unrestricted)
  2. Current IRI (Rating for instruction of IR phase of integrated course)
  3. Current EASA Commercial Pilot License, including current Class 1 medical 
  4. ICAO level 5, preferred ICAO level 6 
  5. Ability to work well in a highly structured environment 
  6. Team oriented 
  7. Result oriented 
  8. Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  9. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision 
  10. Experience on UK flying training methodology and FNPTII 
  11. Preferred night rating 


Additional Information

In return, we offer a very competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of UK Public Holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Loss of license insurance
  • Death in service benefit
  • Health Insurance
  • Attractive salary between £24,650 & £36,000 (E 27,500 & E 39,850)

If you have the aspiration and enthusiasm to be part of our team please apply.

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