CFI Academy Instructor


Join ATP's CFI Academy to help prepare professional applicants for their flight instructor certificates. A two-week, comprehensive ground school–delivered by dedicated ground instructors–compliments flight training by ATP's senior instructor group.

As a CFR 61.195 qualified 2-Year Flight Instructor, you will receive applicants for final ground and flight training, including one spin training flight, and endorsement for the checkride.


  • 2-Year CFI (CFR 61.195) Airplane 
  • CFII Preferred
  • Experience in the PA-28-181, CE-172R/S preferred
  • Able to evaluate subjects related to Single-Engine and Instrument ratings
  • Able to conduct spin training in approved aircraft
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills required


  • Follow approved training curriculum and ensure students are trained to the highest standards
  • Maintain student records and keep Training Support informed of student progress

Full-Time Pay & Benefits

ATP offers a comprehensive employee benefits program, including:

  • $80,000/year starting salary ($60,000 base, plus approximately $20,000 in incentives for checkride passes)
  • $15,000 Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Medical coverage (Employer pays 60% of total premiums)
  • Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • 401(k) Enrollment (100% Vested with no employer contributions)
  • 8 Paid Holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
  • 13 Paid Time Off Days per Year (PTO is earned on an accrual based system, meaning you accumulate a little over 1 day of PTO for each month you work. Accrued PTO may be requested upon successful completion of 90 days of employment.) 

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is regularly required to talk, hear, see, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


ATP is conducting a Nationwide Search for opportunities in the following Metro areas:

  • Jacksonville, FL (CRG)
  • Daytona Beach, FL (DAB)
  • Dallas, TX (GKY)
  • Phoenix, AZ (IWA)
  • Atlanta, GA (LZU)
  • Long Island, NY (ISP)
  • Denver, CO (APA)

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