Welcome to the Pilbara!

The towns

Port Hedland

If you don’t feel like driving the 17hrs north from Perth, it’s just a 2hr flight to where a relaxed coastal lifestyle awaits you! With numerous beaches, lookouts and recreational facilities, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to the many different places to keep cool!

Palm trees by a rocky beach with the ocean in the background


Further inland from Perth city, Newman is a 12hr drive or 1hr 45min flight away. An original mining town, it is sometimes referred to as the Gateway to the Western Desert and leads to some of the most beautiful National Parks in Western Australia.

4wd car driving through dry riverbed

Participating centres

  • Rose Nowers Early Learning Centre

    Looking through blue playground equipment to see children playing on swings
  • Treloar Child Care Centre

    Young girl wearing red cape holds a black telephone to her face as she smiles at the camera
  • YMCA Port Hedland Early Learning Centre

    Young child playing outside with dirt in a metal bowl
  • Newman Day Care Centre

    Young girl facing away from the camera holding a paint brush painting a cream coloured rock purple
  • YMCA Newman Early Learning Centre

    YMCA Newman Early Learning Centre  Image

Current job vacancies

If becoming an Educator in the Pilbara sounds like the next step in your career – check out our current vacancies.