Theoretical Knowledge Instructor (TKI): L3 Harris

Crawley, West Sussex
20 Jun 2022
18 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

L3 Harris

Job title: Theoretical Knowledge Instructor (TKI)

Job location: UK- Crawley- West Sussex


Role overview:

The CAA / EASA ATPL syllabus of Theoretical Knowledge is an integral part of the course leading to issue of an ATPL license. The course includes a minimum of 750 hours of instruction, delivered in accordance with the CAA / EASA ratified training manual(s) along with 13 formal exams set by the CAA / EASA and assessments under Area 100 KSA (Knowledge, Skills and Attitude)

Core responsibilities will involve, but not be limited to:

Overall responsibilities:

  • To teach a range of CAA / EASA ATPL subjects
  • To prepare and update CAA / EASA ATPL course materials in accordance with the latest syllabus, and to make changes in anticipation of future syllabus changes
  • To assess and act as an internal moderator in appropriate subject areas
  • To prepare, invigilate and moderate appropriate CAA / EASA ATPL Theoretical Knowledge exams
  • To monitor and report on trainee progress
  • To provide guidance and support to individual trainees
  • To maintain accurate course records

As experience allows:

  • To act as course mentor on a rotor basis, to be Single Point of Contact (SpoC) for specific courses
  • To act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) and/or SPoC in specific subject areas, to coordinate the enhancement of courseware, and ensure consistency of delivery of specific subjects


Essential skills and experience:  

  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact well with trainees
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and carry out assignments to completion
  • International outlook with the ability to deal comfortably with various cultures
  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Office/Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organisational and customer service skills
  • Capacity to deal with people in a polite and friendly manner

Qualification and educational requirements:

  • Instructional experience
  • Aviation experience, either as flight crew, or in a role which gives the required background knowledge to be able to deliver syllabus lessons with credibility


  • Auto Enrolment pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Health Care
  • Group Life Assurance

Flexible Benefits including:

  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Critical illness
  • Gym Flex
  • Leisure and Travel Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mortgage Advice
  • Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Free parking


Please note: L3harris Commercial Aviation do not provide a visa sponsorship for this role. All candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy must have the right to work in the UK in order to be considered. 

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