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During your programme, you will receive opportunities to experience a range of careers within sport which link directly to your qualification.

This allows you to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours for progression to further study and/or employment, while providing an excellent opportunity to experience careers that your qualification provides a stepping stone towards.

Each of the below programmes provide opportunities for you to begin the journey that you will go on to begin a career within the Teaching & Education sector:

Your programme with SCL is an exciting first step to a career in teaching and education. A career in this industry area is perfect for those individuals who have a lifelong affinity with sports and a passion to inspire the next generation of sports fanatics.

In the UK alone, there are over 500,000 jobs in the teaching and education space, with new opportunities being created all the time.

Learn about just some of the job roles available within the sector…

PE Teacher

Physical education (PE) teachers work in schools and colleges, teaching sport and fitness to young people.

Average Salary: £17,682 to £40,490 per year
Typical Hours: 33 to 35 hours a week

Sports Coach

Sports coaches teach sports skills to individuals and teams of all abilities.

Average Salary: £16,000 to £35,000 per year
Typical Hours: 36 to 38 hours a week


Playworkers support children and young people to create their own spaces and opportunities for play.

Average Salary: £12,000 to £30,000 per year
Typical Hours: 27 to 29 hours a week

Primary School Teacher

Primary school teachers are responsible for the educational, social and emotional development of children from age 5 to 11.

Average Salary: £25,714 to £41,604 per year
Typical Hours: 37 to 40 hours a week

Youth Worker

Youth workers guide and support young people aged 11 to 25. They organise activities to help with personal and social development.

Average Salary: £18,000 to £33,000 per year
Typical Hours: 37 to 39 hours a week