BFT Qualified Instructor (Ascent Flight Training)

Posting Date: 12 May 2019

Location: Anglesey, GB, LL65 3NX

Company: Babcock

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Location - RAF Valley

Contract - Permanent


To deliver ground based and synthetic training as part of the UKMTS program. Responsible for the delivery of classroom and simulator instruction to future and current aircrew.


To apply please go to Ascent website via the following link -


Key Responsibilities

  • Instruction of relevant aspects of the BFT syllabus in accordance with the published curriculum and training schedule
  • Delivery of phase briefs, technical lessons, practical demonstrations and synthetic sorties
  • Use of all classroom devices as directed by the Ascent Training Strategy
  • Direction of recommendation to the BFT Chief Pilot for any courseware changes


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience


  • Previous experience as a pilot teaching as a ground instructor or aircrew instructor (or civilian equivalent)
  • Computer fluency to include Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and Explorer


  • Previous military flying experience
  • Previous experience instructing in a flying training groundschool (military or civilian)
  • Previous instructional experience within Basic Flying Training


In return, we will provide you with a generous benefits package including the equivalent to 25 days annual leave, a Defined Contribution Pension plan, access to a range of flexible benefits, an Employee Assistance Programme, and Private Medical Insurance.


Our Values

One Ascent Team

Ability and evidence of being a role model of Ascent values:


  • Hours not days; days not weeks
  • Giving the best possible answer every time


  • Listening to everyone’s views
  • Professional & supportive to all our partners and colleagues


  • Total Safety: Airsafety, HSSE & Airworthiness
  • Immediate escalation of issues


Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence Security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.

Conflicts of Interest

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, candidates 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 that candidate’s 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 discussed with the Ascent HR representative prior to submitting of a Curriculum Vitae.

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