Janet D’Arcy

Janet D’Arcy

Janet is Childcare Services Manager of CCH, responsible for leadership and day to day running of Happy Days Nursery and Safe til Six Out of School Care. Previously whilst bringing up her family she did various jobs including retail work, setting up a Parent and Toddler Group and organized holiday play schemes for the children in her local community. She was also a school crossing patroller before returning to childcare in 1992.

Janet is a qualified childcare practitioner and has attained various childcare qualifications including a Professional Development Award in Early Years and Education and an SVQ4 in Early Years and Education, most recently studying a BA Degree in Childhood Practice at Glasgow University.

She has attained management development qualification and facilitates in-house training for Childcare Services staff. Janet has worked as a practioner in local authority, private and voluntary settings.  For the past 10 years, Janet has been a committee member of the North West Children and Young Persons Services Forum.

From 1996 to1997 she was a practioner in Happy Days Nursery. In 1998, her role changed to Nursery Coordinator and she maintained this role until 2005 when she undertook the role of Childcare Services Manager at Community Central Hall with the responsibility of Safe til Six Out of School Care.