Aviation General Mechanics Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Aircraft Mechanics Instructor.


Position Description:          

The Instructor will be responsible for teaching the General phase including: Aviation Math/Physics, Fundamentals of Maintenance, Weight & Balance, FARs, Aircraft Drawing & Blueprint, Eddy Current, Corrosion, and Aircraft Hardware.


All classes will be held at the Tchulahoma Extension Campus of the TCAT – Memphis located at 3435 Tchulahoma Road, Memphis Tennessee 38118.


The work day is from 5pm to 10:15pm, Monday through Thursday. Each class consists of a maximum of 25 students.

Required Qualifications

Diploma in Aircraft Mechanics required, Associates degree preferred

Post-secondary or military training in Aircraft Mechanics/Aviation

Current A & P License

Must adhere to FAR Part 147, related to aviation schools

Must have a minimum of three (3) years related work experience as an A & P Mechanic

Must possess the knowledge, organizational and communication skills necessary to be an effective teacher

Must remain current in the aircraft maintenance profession and assist maintaining the program’s accreditation status

Must show evidence of teaching ability

Must have ability to interact effectively with adult students

Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude and stable personality

Must possess computer skills

Must have ability to complete reports/paperwork and meet deadlines


Possess strong background in General aviation

Instruct, monitor, grade, and evaluate individual students’ progress

Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports

Assist in recruitment and placement of students

Maintain good public relations with business and industry

Develop and maintain a strong program advisory committee


Application Procedure and Deadline:


1. Applicants must submit a resume and a TCAT Memphis Application.

2. The application can be found on the school website. www.tcatmemphis.edu

3. Application must include at least two (2) professional references

4. Resume and application accepted until position is filled.

5. Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application to:


Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis

Attn: Pam Farley

550 Alabama Avenue                                    

Memphis, TN 38105


or email to: pam.farley@tcatmemphis.edu


TCAT-M is an EOE/AA/ADA Employer

A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution

Accredited with the Council on Occupational Education

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION:  The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Gwen Sutton, 550 Alabama Ave, Memphis, TN 38105, phone no. 901-543-6137,  Email:  gwen.sutton@tcatmemphis.edu.

Salary Range

The job offers an excellent pay rate.