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


Position Description:          

The Instructor will be responsible for teaching the Power Plant Turbine Engine phase including: Fundamental of Turbine Engines, Turbine Inlet Duct, Exhaust & Lubricating, Fuel Metering, Propellers, Fire Protection, Removal, Overhaul & Replacement, and Inspection/Troubleshooting.

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

Minimum Qualifications:


  1. Diploma in Aircraft Mechanics required, Associates degree preferred
  2. Post-secondary training in Aircraft Mechanics/Aviation
  3. Current A & P License
  4. Must adhere to FAR Part 147, related to aviation schools
  5. Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ related work experience as an A & P Mechanic
  6. Must possess the organizational and communications skills necessary to be an effective teacher
  7. Must remain current in the aircraft maintenance profession and maintain program accrediting status
  8. Must show evidence of teaching ability
  9. Must have ability to interact with adult students
  10. Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude and stable personality
  11. Must possess computer skills
  12. Must have ability to complete reports/paperwork and meet deadlines


Other Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Possess strong background in aviation Turbine Engines
  2. Instruct, monitor, grade, and evaluate individual students’ progress.
  3. Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.
  4. Assist in recruitment and placement of students.
  5. Maintain good public relations with business and industry.
  6. Develop and maintain a strong program advisory committee.


Projected Appointment Date

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Application packet should include:  A resume and a TCAT-Memphis Application (available on website); www.tcatmemphis.edu    Email application packet to: pam.farley@tcatmemphis.edu  or mail to address below.


Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Memphis

Attn: Pam Farley

550 Alabama Avenue

Memphis, TN 38105



Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Gwen Sutton, Vice President, 550 Alabama Avenue, Memphis, TN  38105. Telephone #.: 901-543-6137, Email: gwen.sutton@tcatmemphis.edu