US Low-Cost Airline, Spirit Airlines, is Looking for a Senior Flight Operations Instructor

09th Jan 2023

Spirit Airlines, the leading ultra low-cost carrier in the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America, is looking for a Senior Flight Operations Instructor. Please see an extract of the job post below.


Senior Flight Operations Instructor delivers first rate instructions for Initial, Recurrent, Captain Upgrade, Requalification pilot curriculum and other projects as assigned. The training environment will include but not limited to: The classroom, Cockpit Procedure Trainer (CPT) and Flat Panel Trainer (FPT).

  • Possess and exhibit a genuine commitment to be the tenants of a “Servant Leader”, putting the success of the team and students first.
  • Areas of instruction includes Airbus A320 series normal, abnormal and emergency procedures, aircraft systems, performance/limitations, general subjects, and basic indoctrination under Spirit Airlines FAR 121 Training Program.
  • Collaborate with training team to identify, develop, and implement effective training methodologies.
  • Exhibit a commitment to the established standards of aviation training.
  • Must be able to follow Spirit’s FAA approved training syllabus and ensure pilots are trained to the highest standards.
  • Excellent instructing, facilitating and mentoring skills.
  • Establish and maintains effective communication channels with applicable stakeholder.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite; Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to learn new software and systems efficiently.
  • Fluent with the operating requirements of all training devices, equipment and resources.
  • Accomplished applicable SQMS task as assigned.
  • Available to work flexible schedule as necessitated by the training schedule requirements.
  • Assist with maintaining the high level of professionalism in workplace and among Team Members.
  • Additional duties or special projects as assigned by Flight Operations Management.
  • May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change when circumstances dictate (e.g. emergencies change in workload, rush jobs or technical developments).


  • Prior FAR 121 flight crew training or flight crew experience preferred.
  • Associate degree in Aviation, Engineering or a related discipline or five (5) years relevant experience.
  • Pilot Certificates.
  • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (ATP) with multi-engine preferred.
  • Prior Airbus (A320) experience preferred.
  • Please be advised that you will be asked to complete a required assessment to be considered for this position.”

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

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