Following their recent Investors in People assessment, leading providers of education through sport, SCL, achieve We invest in people, Gold accreditation.
With just 17% of organisations achieving Gold accreditation, this outstanding achievement demonstrates that SCL not only see their people as key to their vision and mission, but more than that, they know that recognising and rewarding their people is the key to the organisation’s success.
Alongside excellent departmental collaboration and peer
working, the report highlighted that across the organisation, there is a strong
commitment to developing all areas in a consistent manner; ensuring that the
business strategy can be brought to fruition.
A key strength seen throughout the assessment was a shared passion
around education and a genuine desire to see customers, partners and learners
CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate SCL Education &
accreditation for We invest in people is a fantastic effort for any organisation,
and places SCL in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the
value of people.”
A government approved sports education provider, SCL work in
partnership with 70+ football, cricket and rugby clubs across the country, from
grassroots to Premier League, to deliver full-time education and sports
Through their work with partners including Charlton Athletic
Community Trust, Millwall Community Trust and Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, SCL
provide opportunities for young people to take their first steps towards a
career in sport and help create the next generation of sports professional. At
SCL, From CEO to apprentice, everyone takes ownership to bring this vision to
The development of their staff is key to who SCL are, helping
young people to thrive in sports education and achieve to the best of their
ability goes hand in hand with having high quality and enthusiastic staff who
want what’s best for their learners.
Lewis Field, CEO at SCL is extremely passionate about giving back
to staff who go above and beyond. “We would like to thank our amazing staff
for being an integral part of our exciting journey. We wouldn’t be where we are
today without their outstanding commitment to SCL”.
A key part of SCL’s commitment to rewarding and recognising
staff is the ‘SCL Excellence Awards’. Staff who go above and
beyond are recognised and rewarded through the Excellence Awards Scheme. Each quarter
SCL Staff are given the opportunity to nominate their peers against SCL’s values;
Passionate, Inspirational, Excellence and Reliable, with quarterly winners
being selected against these categories.
Quarterly winners are then invited to a prestigious Awards
Ceremony at the 5* PennyHill Park and Mercedes Benz World, where they are
rewarded with a truly memorable and outstanding VIP experience.
Steve Franks, CCO at SCL said: “We couldn’t
be prouder to be continuing to invest in our people and
their training and development, which in turn ensures our learners are
given every opportunity on the journey with SCL to achieve to the best of their
ability. We want to thank all our brilliant staff for making SCL a great place to
Having focused on strengthening their people strategy over the past
three years, Managing Director at SCL Education & Training, Brad Rushton,
has continued to drive the initiatives that make SCL a great place to work,
that Founders, Lewis Field and Steve Franks have put in place.
Brad Rushton, Managing Director for SCL
Education & Training said: “We are extremely proud to have been
recognised for our ongoing commitment to the development of our people, and in
turn, our business.
“With just 17% of companies nationwide
achieving Gold accreditation, this incredible result highlights the outstanding
dedication, hard work and passion of each and every team member.”
A key driver in SCL’s recruitment
and people strategy is the HR Dept who have been instrumental in SCL achieving
this accreditation and ensuring that working at SCL is more than just a job.
recent appointment of Charlotte Dumont as Head of HR at SCL is testament to how
important SCL’s people are. Charlotte will now continue to take SCL’s people
and culture strategy to the next level, leading on initiatives over the coming
months to reinforce SCL as a great place to work.
Charlotte said: “What an amazing achievement for both SCL
and their staff, what I have seen since joining SCL in November is extremely
motivated and dedicated staff who live and breathe the values and go above and
beyond every day to put their learners at the centre of everything they do.
“I feel privileged to work with such an amazing team at SCL
and be part of such a forward-thinking organisation.
“My commitment to SCL will now see our people
and culture strategy taken to the next level with a high focus on positively transforming
and developing people, giving staff every opportunity to fulfil their potential
and play an important part in the SCL journey.”
To learn more about SCL and to view current opportunities to work at SCL, visit www.workforscl.co.uk