CFI Academy Instructor - Dallas, TX (Relocation Incentive)


Join ATP's  CFI Academy in Dallas, TX, Jacksonville FL, or Atlanta, GA (relocation incentive available) and help prepare professional pilots 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 (14 CFR 61.195 (h) ) 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 seeking Two-Year flight instructors and will reimburse relocation expenses to its  CFI Academy location in Arlington, TX, Atlanta, GA, and Jacksonville FL. . A Nationwide Search is taking place in the following metro areas:

  • New York, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Houston, TX
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Diego, CA
  • Dallas, TX
  • San Jose, CA
  • Austin, TX
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Columbus, OH
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Seattle, WA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Washington, DC
  • Boston, MA
  • El Paso, TX
  • Detroit, MI
  • Nashville, TN
  • Portland, OR
  • Memphis, TN
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Louisville, KY
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Fresno, CA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Miami, FL
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Omaha, NE
  • Richmond, VA
  • Oakland, CA
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Tampa, FL 
  • Orlando, FL
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Honolulu, HI
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Jackson, MS
  • Little Rock, AR

Relocation incentives available

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