Yamina Babi

Yamina Bibi is an innovative values-driven Assistant Headteacher who thrives developing others through mentoring and coaching. In particular, Yamina has a passion for developing and supporting other women to become middle and senior leaders in education.

As a leader who is enthusiastic about staff development, Yamina leads the whole school coaching programme, where she has trained over 30 coaches at all levels as Teaching, Learning and Leadership coaches. Outside of her own organisation, for four years, Yamina coached female teachers for the Department for Education’s voluntary Women Leading in Education scheme. As an inspirational leader who is continuously seeking to improve, Yamina is currently completing the Resilient Leaders Element Accreditation to become an RLE consultant coach herself.

As Assistant Headteacher (AHT) leading the 2020 TES award winning English Team of the Year, Yamina loves sharing her knowledge inside and outside of her organisation by presenting at various CPD events such as Seneca English CPD and TeachMeet English Icons.

Yamina is also devoted to helping Early Careers Teachers thrive and does this by leading CPD inside and outside her organisation such as at WomenEd events and for the Chartered College of Teaching. One of Yamina’s favourite roles is as a voluntary Network Leader in London for WomenEd, as part of a global community of volunteers inspiring women to lead in education.

Yamina is driven by a desire to ensure that leadership in education is truly inclusive and representative and aims to ensure that women of an ethnic heritage gain promoted roles. She also promotes inclusive allyship and speaks and writes about its importance. Yamina is a proud member of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) group for the Association of School and College Leaders, working alongside other leaders to promote and increase diversity and representation for people from BAME backgrounds at leadership levels.