Theoretical Knowledge Instructor

  • Company:Airbus Flight Academy Europe
  • Location:Angoulême, France
  • Employment type:Full-time / Half-time
  • Salary:From € 40 800 to € 66 500 (including 2.66% of bonus if 100% of the target is reached) ;
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Created in 2006 at Cognac air base, Airbus Flight Academy Europe provides training facilities and services to the Air Force and Navy flight schools for the basic and advanced training of military pilots at the bases of : Avord, Cognac, Lann-Bihoué, Lanvéoc and Salon de Provence, Saintes and Romorantin.

In 2019, the company decided to deploy its own ab-initio pilot training capability at Champniers. Airbus Flight Academy Europe offers an integrated Airline Transport Pilot training based on the Airbus Pilot Cadet Training Programme.

Since its creation, Airbus Flight Academy Europe has delivered over 525 000 flight hours and 131 000 simulator hours. To support its activities, the company maintains more than 100 aircraft on a daily basis.

Job description

To deliver aircraft ground lessons, in English, for the benefit of ab-initio student pilots.

Tasks and missions
Conducting the ATPL (Air Transport Pilots Licence) ground lessons in English ;
Participate in the creation of training supports in English ;
Prepare the training supports and the documents given to the students ;
Develop the training supports according to the evolution of the regulations ;
Prepare trainees for the ATPL tests.
Advising and supporting students ;
Ensure individualised follow-up of students;
Monitor progress and report on students difficulties;
Maintain monitoring indicators.


Possession of Theoretical ATPL desired but not mandatory;
Experience in aviation required;
Experience in teaching and mentoring;
Minimum 2 years of higher education or equivalent, engineer level desired;
Knowledge on Microsoft Office;
English bilingual.


Remuneration according to qualification and experience, with a gross annual target salary from € 40 800 to € 66 500 (including 2.66% of bonus if 100% of the target is reached) ;
Additional leave according to seniority in the company ;
Bonus according to seniority in the company from 3 years’ service ;
Profit-sharing, opportunity to buy Airbus shares at preferential rates ;
Saving plan for employee (PEG and PERCOL) ;
Time savings account (CET) ;
Luncheon vouchers ;
CSE benefits: holiday vouchers, gift vouchers, leisure subsidy, etc. ;
Compulsory mutual insurance with more than 50% employer contribution.

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