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Fully Sponsored FI Career Development Programme

At FTEJerez our mission is to provide the industry with highly motivated and well-trained pilots with the knowledge, skills and attitude that will allow them to become future airline captains.

To achieve this, it is essential to rely on a team of skilled professionals committed to deliver flight instruction that will prepare the best airline cadets in the industry.

FTE's FI Career Development Programme is designed to select, train, hire and develop our next generation of flight instructors, in what is a fantastic opportunity to start and accelerate a promising career in commercial aviation.

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Candidate profile

Following submission of the application, suitable candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Requirements to apply for this programme are:

  • To hold the right to live and work in the EU.
  • Hold a current and valid EASA CPL and Class 1 medical.
  • Minimum ICAO 5 English Language Proficiency.
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Fully Sponsored

FTEJerez Instructor Sponsorship

Successful candidates meeting FTEJerez's performance standards will commence a fully sponsored FI rating course at FTEJerez. Accommodation and all training fees will be covered by FTEJerez, deductible from salary through a bond.

On completion of the rating, the successful candidate will be offered a permanent full-time employment contract as an FI at FTEJerez.

FTEJerez will expect a return of service employment. During this time, you will be encouraged and assisted to develop your professional qualifications. Full details will be provided to selected candidates during the interview stage.

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Benefits of this programme

The FI Career Development Programme is a fantastic opportunity for CPL holders to further their flying career and experience, limiting the financial burdens and gaining experience with Europe's leading ATO.

The Flight Managers at FTEJerez who will train, supervise and support the selected candidates through their time in Jerez, are without exception highly experienced pilots with many years in the ab initio training arena.

Also, living in Southern Spain is an amazing experience that will provide you with the opportunity of enjoying one of Europe's best regions in terms of quality of life, with affordable living costs and fantastic options for fun and leisure.

Further benefits for our entry-level FI's include:

  • Permanent fulltime position on completion of the rating and meeting FTEJerez's performance standards.
  • An attractive remuneration package, which is the same as a standard FTEJerez single engine FI at the same entry level.
  • Real career progression opportunities within the company are available for pilots aiming to build a career specialising in the flight training arena, including sponsorship to achieve IRI and ME IR for suitable candidates.
  • Relocation assistance.
  • High quality of life in one of Europe's most privileged locations.
  • The opportunity to join Europe's leading ATO and train the future captains of leading airlines.

To apply, visit this section and apply through the form selecting the position FI Career Development Programme.