About Us


Founded in 1999 to provide professional sports coaching to school children in London and the southeast, today SCL is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport. Through its two core divisions - SCL Education & Training and SCL School Sport & Children's Activities - SCL offers a wide-range of engaging, forward-thinking and successful programmes.

Education and work-based learning for young adults aged 14-19 years old including Apprenticeships, Traineeships and study programmes, delivered in conjunction with schools, colleges and employers.

The Sports Academy study programme for young adults aged 16-18 years old combines full-time education with sporting excellence and is delivered in partnership with Professional and amateur clubs.

 Our mission is to improve the lives of children and young people through sport-based learning and education, coaching and childcare; creating a legacy in the communities we serve by:

·Equipping youngsters from all walks of life with the skills and motivation to lead active, healthy and happy lives and make a positive contribution to society.

· Allowing those with a passion for sport to gain the vocational qualifications they need to pursue a sporting career leading to employment, Further and Higher Education.

·Providing parents with trusted childcare of excellent, fully assessed quality where their children are being inspired to lead an active, healthy lifestyle.

·Working in partnership with primary, infant and junior schools to improve the quality of their PE provision, sporting programmes, and curriculum delivery.

·Pursuing social and environmental policies that ensure we are a social asset to the communities we serve. 

 We strive to deliver excellence in everything we do. Our high standards and focus on quality are recognised by those we work with and has led to SCL being:

·A government-approved post-16 education provider in the sport & active leisure sector, receiving OFSTED GRADE 2 GOOD

· Engaged with over 100 colleges, employers, sports clubs and universities as programme partners

·Matrix accredited

·An Ofsted-registered childcare provider receiving OFSTED GRADE 1 OUTSTANDING

·A trusted partner of over 130 primary schools and nurseries delivering school sport, performing arts and childcare

· Awarded the FA Charter Standard for our holiday clubs


Our core values are central to everything we do, we believe passionately in them, and want to recruit people whose personal values are aligned to our company core values. 

We actively recruit against our values, live and breathe them through our working lives, and provide strong career paths for those who excel in demonstrating them. 

Our core values are:


…about the potential and ambition of every individual we work with.


….embracing the important position we fulfil as role models.


…..ensuring you cannot find a better product or service in our field.


….dependable from day one and throughout each and every relationship

Working for Us

Are you looking to work for a company where you get recognised? That is fast paced, entrepreneurial and growing? 

We are an exciting and dynamic place to work, where staff are listened to. We value the ideas and suggestions of our staff and look to them to help our business grow and become the No.1 private provider of sports education in the UK. Our aim is to improve education through sport by delivering excellence in everything we do, and offering a range of high-quality services. So, if you feel you can help us to achieve that, then please don’t hesitate in applying to us……you won’t regret it!

Would you like to actually make a difference by working for a company whose Vision is to “positively impact on the future prospects of one million children and young people through delivery of dedicated education, skills and Physical Activity programmes”?

If so, then SCL will be an exciting and rewarding place for you to work.  “We want to be an Employer of Choice” where the very best in the industry want to work and our staff never want to leave.  We therefore invest heavily in our staff to attract and retain the very best in the industry.

We are always on the look-out for inspirational and passionate people to join our team. So, if you think SCL is the company for you and you have what it takes to be part of our successful growing team, please take a look at our current vacancies and get in touch!  We’d love to hear from you.

If there isn’t a suitable role available at present, but you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please send us your CV.  We are growing fast and are always keen to meet talented people that fit with our Core Values. 

Please go to the website http://www.wearescl.co.uk/work-for-scl to find out more

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