- Job Purpose:
- This Job is to conduct FAA part 61 ground school and/or flight training in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Training Device (ATD) for private and instrument in airplane single engine course, and multi engine course. All classes and training will be conducted in English. Scope of this work includes;
Obtains requirements by verifying, preparing, and conducting the classes; providing counseling for individual students’ progress; modifying training syllabus as necessary, keeping training record up to date, under supervision of chief instructor.
The final goal of this job is having student achieve following knowledge. FAA Knowledge Exams:
Upon completion of schedule classes, the student is able to score at least 85 percent on (1) Private Pilot, and (2) Instrument Rating.
Upon arriving at flight school in US, the student should be able to pass following knowledge exam.
● Private Pilot (PAR)
● Instrument Rating (IRA)
● Commercial Pilot (CAX)
● Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane (FII), optional
● Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI), optional
● Ground Instructor Instrument (IGI), optional FAA Practical Test Oral and Flight Portion:
Upon completion of schedule classes, the student should be able to pass simulated check-ride given by chief instructor on (1) Private Pilot, (2) Instrument Rating, and (3) Multi Engine Rating.
- Job Duties:
- 1. Prior To Full Employment Phase (Temporary Employment)
1. Receives FAA simulated check-ride given by chief instructor to verify school training standards. The check-ride including oral and flight portion (in the simulator) for each private pilot, instrument rating, and multi-engine rating.
2. FAA simulated check-ride is given according to FAA Airman Certification Standards.
3. Receives chief instructor’s briefing and corrects any discrepancies identified by chief instructor.
4. Receives FAA simulated check-ride in any deficiency areas until all areas have successfully completed and passed. More than two duplication on deficiency task failures not allowed. In case of more than two duplication failures occur, temporary employment status is terminated and full time employment will not be contracted. Ground Instructor candidates are allowed to make more than two duplication failures on flight portion of the test.
5. The duration of this phase is one week.
2. Full Time Employment Phase
1. Receives On-The-Job Training (OJT) from chief instructor to become familiar with training policies, Training Content Outline (TCO) and other associated tools, textbooks, and materials. TCO, associated tools are designed by chief instructor. It is required to use designated TCO and associated tools.
2. The duration of OJT is three week.
3. Verifies and understands training policies, TCO and other associated tools, textbooks, and materials usage.
4. Receives approval from chief instructor to complete OJT.
5. Verifies training syllabus and contents described in TCO, other associated information prior to every class.
6. Verifies student information including previous experiences, previous progress, goal of training prior to every class for efficient training outcomes.
7. Verifies instructor’s meeting schedule, and prepare for reporting and recommendation.
8. Conducts classes for private pilot course (airplane single engine land), instrument rating course (airplane single engine land), and multi-engine land rating.
9. Provides counseling to individual student for any uncleared areas, concerned matters, and shares these with chief instructor and other instructor during instructor meeting.
10. Provides classes or one-on-one type lessons to students other than airline academy course, when assigned by chief instructor.
11. Provides introductory tour, including simulator flight, and aviation seminar to customers, when assigned by chief instructor.
12. Supervises Tutor-Status-Student to support the classes, including classroom type lessons, and one-on-one type lessons, to make sure students accomplish their goal described in job purpose.
13. Reviews and modifies class contents as necessary on each class. Any modifications must be approved by chief instructor, and reports on scheduled instructor meeting.
14. Records training information on documents on each class provided. The training records must be kept in 3 years.
15. Collects, researches and analyzes aviation information to increase efficiency on class outcomes, and proposes new idea to chief instructor.
16. Attends instructor meeting, provides student progress, aviation information collected, receives advice from other instructors and chief instructor.
17. Provides logbook endorsement when completing the class and pass the final knowledge exam and oral exam.
18. Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
19. Credit administration of suppliers; assess credit risk of supplier and secure stable stock.
20. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
21. Keeps FAA ground instructor and/or flight instructor certificate and its currency requirements.
22. Receives initial and annual TSA security awareness training.
23. Accomplishes instructor mission by completing related results as needed.
- For All Candidates
● FAA Commercial Pilot in Airplane Single and Multi-Engine Land with Instrument Rating, or
● FAA Airline Transport Pilot in Airplane Single Engine Land and Multi Engine Land (one of which can be as commercial pilot level)
● Interest toward aviation instructing, Assessment skill for aviation resources, Searching and developing new training methods, Teamwork, Organization, Documentation Skills, Methods and Procedures, Fluent English skills to perform duties described above.
For Ground Instructor Candidates
● FAA Ground Instructor: Advanced and Instrument, at minimum, or
● FAA Certified Flight Instructor: Airplane, Instrument, and Multi-Engine For Flight Instructor Candidates
● FAA Certified Flight Instructor: Airplane, at minimum, or
● FAA Certified Flight Instructor: Airplane, Instrument Airplane, and Multi-Engine
- Payment and Benefits:
- Basic Wage and Leave:
● Monthly wage will be paid based on full time employment with required qualifications. Not fully qualification candidate will receive lower wage depending on qualifications and experiences.
● Annual leave will be provided after 6 months of full time employment status.
● Number of hours of leave depends on working months per company policy.
● When mock check-ride has successfully completed with required qualifications, the entry bonus will be paid along with company regulation. Not fully qualification candidate will receive lower bonus depending on qualifications and experiences.
End of Course Bonus (ECB):
● ECB will be paid per course assigned (12 weeks airline academy course)
● Not fully qualification candidate will receive lower ECB amount and it depends on qualifications and experiences.
● “INITIAL” Passing rate of Knowledge exams for (1) Private and (2) Instrument, and Mock Check-ride oral for (3) Private and (4) Instrument are scoring factor in percentage (%). The average on these 4 tests will be scoring factor for ground instructor ECB.
● “INITIAL” Passing rate of Mock Check-ride oral for Private (1), Instrument Rating (2) and flight portion for Private (3), Instrument Rating (4) are scoring factor in percentage (%). The average on these 4 tests will be scoring factor for flight instructor ECB.
● Passing rate scoring factor multiplies by ECB unit fee will be ECB amount along with
● Housing provided with limited utility cost if moved from other island, prefecture, or country.
● One way trip airfare from your home town airport to Naha Airport (ROAH) on initial entry
● Social insurance, including medical and employment insurance, per Japanese Law
● Unlimited flight simulator usage when available
● JCAB Private Pilot License conversion (reimbursement when still in employment status)
● JCAB medical certificate (reimbursement when still in employment status for first time exam, and second time or after when 6 months after annual renewal of contract)
● Discount rental fee on flight in JA-numbered in-house training for your currency, or upgrading your qualification, upon completion of JCAB conversion process.
Upon completion of JCAB conversion and obtained JCAB Commercial Pilot License, and after checked out by the company, it is possible to work as a tour pilot in between the courses, during 2nd phase of airline academy.
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