Spathe Systems

Enlisted Academy Senior Instructor

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill Air Force
Position Type
Regular Part-Time


Spathe is currently searching for an Enlisted Academy Senior Instructor to join our team in the Tampa, FL area.


Spathe Systems is a rapidly growing SOF led, 8(a) defense contractor headquartered in Tampa, FL with offices in Fayetteville, NC and strategic partner locations in Virginia Beach and Coronado. As a small business with a tight knit family feel, Spathe empowers its employees to solve problems and make decisions.


  • Responsible for the integration and instruction of an educational framework of senior enlisted leader development centered on Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Commander USSOCOM and SOF-P approved learning areas, outcomes and enlisted desired leader attributes (EDLAs). 
  • Assess, advise, and mentor students at Senior PME level (Grades E8 to E9). 
  • Develop lessons, teach, and assess students in courses related, but not limited to, profession of arms, leadership and communications, Joint interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational (JIIM) capabilities, and policy-to-action. 
  • Deliver and teach in blended program courses of instructions with a focus on a seminar-based teaching team. 
  • Engage in research in teaching and learning, research and analysis, as well as service, outreach and engagement that advances knowledge in selected fields. 
  • Perform research and conduct peer-to-peer outreach with SOF and conventional forces on national security affairs and joint operations related subjects to keep course material updated. 
  • Design and prepare lesson plans to facilitate seminar dialogue, lecture, guide student research, and assess student performance. 


  • 15 years’ experience within the SOF community. 
  • 10 years’ experience with DoD and Interagency (military, civilian, or Government contractor). 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Special Operations doctrine and application. 
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in joint SOF headquarters, Theater Special Operations Command and/or GCC. 
  • Graduate of senior service PME School or JSOFSEA (U.S. or foreign).
  • Experience as an instructor, project, or program manager. 
  • Demonstrated ability/experience using educational learning technology. 


  • MA/MS required in any field*All degrees used to qualify a candidate for a PTE position shall be from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or internationally recognized college/university. 



  • TOP SECRET clearance required; SCI eligible 


Job Type:

  • Full-time


Work Location:

  • One location – MacDill, AFB



  • Travel is required to various CONUS and OCONUS locations, including hazardous sites. The Contractor shall travel as initiated by written tasking. 


Position ID: MJ058EAS


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