An Aviation Maintenance Instructor is responsible for the effective delivery of the Aviation Maintenance curriculum in the classroom and laboratory setting.

Specific Functions/Responsibilities

Conduct class room and shop training utilizing proper instructional techniques, practices and following approved curriculum
Utilize equipment and training aids in daily lessons
Order required supplies and tools through Hangar Manager
Report all damaged or missing instructional equipment to Hangar Manager
Ensure that classroom and shop areas are kept clean and orderly
Store all unused training aids and supplies in approved areas
Maintain student attendance and grade rosters
Prepare class lessons and test in a timely manner
Design training aids and mock-ups in area of instructor expertise
Administer tests and make-up tests per MIAT procedures manual
Conduct make-up classes as scheduled
Ensure that students follow all established policies, procedures and safety practices
Ensure that a professional training environment is maintained in the classroom and shop areas at all times
Other duties as assigned
Working Conditions

Majority of time spent in education environment
Work will consist of an 8-hour day, 75% teaching and 25% administration
Appropriate safety measures must be followed
Exposure to chemicals that are standard to industry
Education

FAA Airframe and Powerplant license required
Associate Degree required
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Inspection Authorization (IA) & Federal Communication Commission (FCC) License preferred
Experience

4 years in aviation maintenance field required
5-10 years in aviation maintenance field preferred
Skills and Abilities

Ability to teach students of various ages and diverse backgrounds
Able to work productively and communicate effectively with students and new employees
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Must be able to deal responsibly with confidential information
Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word and Excel required)
Must be personable, energetic and have a customer service orientation
Must be self-motivated
Must be able to work independently or with a team
Performance Standards

Instructors will be evaluated on their ability to promote and implement the objective of the school
Assure that the curriculum is adhered to, and delivered with motivation and enthusiasm
Proper monitoring of all equipment, supplies and tools to ensure the safety of the students
Ensure that student morale is maintained at a high level
Maintain control of the classroom and handles student day to day issues
Maintain a good standing on student and lab equipment evaluations

Tagged as: Associates Degree, faa a&p, Instructor

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