Career Opportunities

Flight and Ground Instructor

Come and join our flight instructor team and experience flying in Iceland! We are recruiting instructors of all experience levels to instruct towards our professional pilot training courses. Advanced FI ratings preferable and English proficiency level 5 or 6 required. If you are interested in coming to join us here in Iceland please send your CV and a covering letter to If you have any queries regarding the position we will be happy to answer them. 

ATPL Course Administrator 

Keilir Aviation Academy are accepting applications for the role of an ATPL course administrator to start in May or June 2018.
Job description

To support the Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor (CTKI), assist the theoretical instructors and administration personnel with the daily operation by:

  • Monitor attendance, progress test results and course activities to early identify if any student struggle and propose a corrective plan.
  • Work with continued improvement of the academy and the ATPL department.
  • Help with various tasks to ensure a smooth and pleasant learning experience for the students.
  • Instruct ATPL subjects. Either a full subject or as a supplementary instructor when needed.

Who we are looking for?

The job as an ATPL Course administrator at Keilir Aviation Academy is a highly dynamic and interactive position. Therefore, we are looking for a person who is:

  • Social and like to interact with both staff and students on a professional and personal level.
  • Interested in developing procedures and improve the training experience.
  • Willing to stay for at least one year, preferably longer.
  • Genuinely interested in flight training.
  • A person with an eye for details and enjoy keeping track of many different values/results.

Required Qualifications

  • Passed all the EASA ATPL theoretical knowledge exams.
  • The right to live and work in Iceland.
  • Fluent in English both verbally and written.
  • Very good communication skills and team spirit.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Holder of a valid EASA flight instructor rating.
  • Experience of teaching.
  • Experience within administration and management.
  • Good computer knowledge, especially with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Hold a valid driver license.


Keilir Aviation Academy is young and vibrant flight school with the main vision to deliver quality training to future captains with new teaching techniques and modern aircrafts from Diamond. The school was founded in 2007 with five aircrafts and a vision to modernize and improve flight training in Europe. A little bit more than ten year have passed, and we still believe in the same philosophy but now with a total of 14 aircrafts and two simulators.

The theoretical training office offer an open working environment with ambitious and friendly colleagues. Together we guide a total of a maximum 125 (100 ATPL) students through the theoretical training. Please send CV, cover letter and other documentation you find relevant to Jonathan Hölling, Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor at Keilir Aviation Academy

Other Positions

We are constantly on the look-out for talented people to continue providing top-quality services and training. While we may not advertise every available position, we invite you to send enquiries and open applications to for any instructor related positions.