Cambodian Flight School, Novation Academy, is Looking to Hire a Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor

23rd Dec 2022

Phnom Penh, Cambodia based new flight school Novation Academy is looking to hire a Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor. Please see an extract of the job post below.

“About the job
The Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor (CTKI) is responsible for the theoretical knowledge Instruction Training conducted at NOVATION Academy. The incumbent will follow established procedures but has the ability to adapt and innovate as the situation may require. There is a strong focus on quality with a continuous drive towards process improvement & customer satisfaction.

This role will be critical in ensuring that all Theoretical Knowledge training documentation, manuals and courseware are fit for purpose and meet the requirements of the business. In particular, the Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor will ensure that all Theoretical Knowledge training is delivered to meet the NOVATION Academy objective of being the safest, highest quality and most customer focused training school in the world.

The role encumbent will need to programme and monitor the training given, whilst also monitoring student progress through their training. In addition, they will be responiblse for preparing and maintaining Training Records and ensuring that Theoretical Knowledge Instructors’ licence requirement records are prepared and maintained. It is also a minimum requirement that the CTKI ensures that his/her Theoretical Knowledge is ‘up to date’ with all current published learning objectives.

The CTKI will be accountable for ensuring that the school is in compliance with the local regulatory requirements with regard to delivery of theoretical knowledge training, and will ensure that training policies and processes are suitable for task and regulatory requirements. They will communicate/promote policies, procedures and standards throughout the school and define and monitor the required quality and standard of Theoretical knowledge training given by the training staff. Dependent on availability, and as required, the CTKI will also be required to act as a regular Theoretical Knowledge Instructor.

The CTKI will carry out administrative and other duties in direct support of the Head of Training (HoT), and will assist the HoT with his/her responsibilties, as and when requested. In addition, they will attend any relevant meetings, either within the School, or as a representative of NOVATION Academy at the SSCA meetings.


Manage the theoretical knowledge part of all training modules according to the applicable regulatory requirements and company standards.

  • Develop and maintain theoretical knowledge training courses and schedules with detailed description of training objectives.
  • Standardize and supervise the theoretical knowledge instructors (TKI) on instructing and examining roles and ensure the trainings are held in compliance with company requirements/ material.
  • Monitor the trainees’ progress and theoretical knowledge instructors’ (TKI) instructed hours and provide information on these subjects on the Monday company meetings.
  • Support theoretical knowledge instructors (TKI) to maintain the highest instruction standards and liaise with them about training issues.
  • Liaise with direct supervisors to meet theoretical instruction capacity demand.
  • Liaise with the company’s contracted sites (e.g. University) on classroom availability / training scheduling.
  • Supervise documentation completion on theoretical knowledge trainings.
  • Share ideas regarding improvement of theoretical knowledge trainings.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive ATPL Theoretical Knowledge Instruction Delivery.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, to motivate and encourage staff, to deal effectively with internal and external contacts ranging from executive to administrative levels.
  • Demonstrable record of leadership in an ATO management role.
  • Ability to concentrate and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to accept change and make adjustments accordingly.
  • Ability to maintain strong customer orientation under adverse circumstances.”

To learn more about the job or to apply, click here.

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