Announcing a New Trustee!

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rehana Yasmeen as a Trustee at Empower Trust.

Rehana has over 30 years of educational experience within the primary sector. She has worked predominantly within inner city Birmingham and has taught across both key stages 1 and 2. Over the years she has held a number of leadership roles and has served as both Head Teacher and Executive Head Teacher across a number of schools.

She has provided school to school support to a number of schools and as an Executive Head Teacher, she has worked closely with Ofsted/HMI in bringing schools out of special measures and moving them to Good in all areas within a short time frame.

In January 2014 she co-founded Leigh Multi Academy Trust and was appointed the Deputy CEO and continued to support schools in an Ofsted category. Over the last 10 years Leigh Trust has grown as a family of 5 large primary schools who are all offering an excellent educational experience for all the pupils.

Rehana is committed to nurturing and developing leaders at all levels across the Trust and has ensured that talent spotting is at the heart of the growth and succession plan.

She has been a school governor as well as having served on a number of Interim Executive Board’s and fully appreciates the need for schools, governors, leaders, and staff to be held accountable whilst having a firm commitment to every individual child

On being appointed as a Trustee Rehana Said “I am really pleased to be joining Empower Trust as a trustee. I look forward to contributing to the success of a progressive and inclusive academy trust, making a positive difference in the lives of the children and the wider community”

Empower Trust CEO, Carla Whelan said We are delighted to be able to introduce three new trustees to our board, who bring a wealth of educational expertise and knowledge to Empower.  I was overjoyed when they applied to be a trustee, as each bring a different knowledge of education and understanding of schools and trusts that will add strength to the board.  These new trustees will enhance the boards already well versed challenge and ensure that we are delivering the best possible outcomes for all pupils.”