By Callum Strawbridge 1179882
#533840 Applications are now invited from suitably experienced members of the VATPAC Division for the position of VATPAC Director, ATC Training (VATPAC3).

Reports to:

VATPAC Director, Division

Direct Reports:

Deputy Director, ATC Administration
Deputy Director, ATC Standards
ATC Instructors
ATC Mentors


Responsible for delivering an efficient and effective ATC training program that meets VATSIM policies
Attend periodic VATPAC Board meetings to report on training activities and issues and to stay abreast of issues which may involve VATPAC Training
Maintains training pages on the VATPAC Website and VATPAC Moodle Training System
Ensure that ATC training programs are planned, conducted, assessed, and improved on a continuous basis
Report quarterly on ATC Training activity and development within the division
Establish periodic VATPAC Training Department meetings, reports and newsletters where required
Recruit, train and retain mentors and instructors who deliver the training and assessment of controllers.
Considers and raises complaints, ideas and proposals to the Board in order to consistently improve the effectiveness of VATPAC
Monitor the performance and activity of instructors and mentors
Maintain an online presence of 10-15 hours per month on the VATSIM Network

Essential Criteria:

Active participation in the greater VATPAC community for the past 12 months.
Be a member of good standing in VATSIM for more than one year at the time of application
Be rated on VATSIM to no less than an Enroute Controller level (C1)
Have demonstrated strong understanding and VATSIM experience in all types of ATC positions
Have demonstrated good knowledge of the VATSIM Code of Conduct , Code of Regulations and Global Rating Policy (GRP)
Have proven ability in the management of a small group of people
Demonstrated ability to work well within a voluntary organisation
Have proven ability with the use of VATSIM Approved Controller Client Software
Have experience on an ATC Training Team within VATSIM (Preferable)
Understand and support the concepts and principles of competency based training and assessment
Have some experience in teaching, instructing, or consistently helping others to achieve their goals (in any level and in area of knowledge)
Have an attitude that will inspire others to teach and to learn, while creating a friendly environment for the learning process to take place

How to Apply:

Members interested in being considered for the role should apply by outlining their experience and suitability, addressing each of the essential criteria listed above. Applications that do not address each of the criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be sent via email to director (at)

By Callum Strawbridge 1179882
#533962 Applications for this position close this weekend. If you are interested in helping out, please submit your application by Sunday!