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December 16, 2013

AJT Qualified Instructors Ascent Flight Training UK

Ascent Flight Training is currently recruiting Qualified Instructors (QIs) at their Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) facility at RAF Valley, Anglesey, UK. The QIs will be responsible for delivering ground based Phase IV Fast Jet Training as part of the UKMFTS program.

Core Responsibility:
  • Conduct ground based instruction of military Phase IV Fast Jet Training (P4 FJT) Qualified Flying Instructors and ab-initio pilots.
  • Conduct Computer Based Training/Computer Aided Instruction/Simulator training as required, including groundschool lessons and simulated airborne events.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Chief Qualified Instructor with other tasks as directed.
  • Assist Curriculum Design as Hawk TMk2 Subject Matter Expert in development and maintenance of AJT courseware.
  • Ensure that the Health, Safety & Environmental responsibilities for employees, as detailed in Annex A of the Ascent Employee Handbook, are undertaken with commitment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
Previously qualified military fast jet flying instructor.
Previous military experience as a B1 or higher fast jet Qualified Flying Instructor.
Computer fluency to include Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and Explorer.

  • Previous experience in fast jet synthetic training.
  • Previous experience on the Hawk T2 aircraft.
  • Previous military experience as a fast jet Qualified Weapons Instructor.
  • Previous instructional experience on BAES Hawk variants.
  • Completion of the Defence Train the Trainer (TTT) course delivered by, or under franchise from, DCTS, or a recognised higher or equivalent qualification/course. A recognised higher or equivalent qualification will fall under one of the following categories:
  • i) One recognised under the Lifelong Learning UK (LLUK) qualifications framework as a Level 3/4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS).
  • ii) A higher teaching or specialist qualification eg. Cert Ed, PGCE or BEd.
  • iii) Another longer professional or specialist course in Defence that incorporates the Defence TTT/CTLLS Course.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that the Health, Safety & Environmental and Air Safety responsibilities, as detailed in Annex A of the Ascent Employee Handbook and the Managing Director’s Air Safety Statement, are adhered to.

  • Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements.

  • In return, they will provide you with a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a discretionary bonus, a Money Purchase Pension plan, access to a range of flexible benefits, an Employee Assistance Programme, and Private Medical Insurance.

*Closing Date: 31st January 2014

*Dates are estimated, and are subject to change.

In order to discharge Ascent’s primary UKMFTS duty to the MOD to identify and avoid or mitigate conflicts of interest in conjunction with our activities as MOD’s Training Service Partner Ascent must ensure that no employee or secondee working for Ascent is materially restricted by any conflict of interest when carrying out duties and functions on its behalf. Therefore, applicants who are currently working for or have been employed during the previous 2 years by organisations such as MOD, Babcock, Lockheed Martin or any related group entity or any organisation bidding into the UKMFTS contract should note that Ascent reserves the right to request further information in relation to your current or previous employment history and/or take other appropriate steps to ensure Ascent’s full compliance with its primary obligation. Any concerns you have should be notified in your covering letter.

Please send the following information:
  • Your full name
  • A brief description about you
  • Your address
  • Your email address
  • Your mobile phone number
  • Your CV
  • A covering letter

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As a proof of your professionalism, apply only when you comply with all the requirements and if you have or can obtain a work permit that allows you to be employed in this country. 

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