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Lesley Houston

Head of TESOL

About Lesley

Lesley is a senior lecturer and the program coordinator of TESOL and EAL. She has a reputation for being flexible, adaptable and able to juggle multiple roles. In addition to TESOL and EAL, Lesley currently serves as Tabor’s Chaplain.  Prior to coming to Tabor, Lesley and her husband, James, served with the Akah Evangelical Church of Thailand, an Indigenous Hills Tribe church planting ministry in Far North Thailand. She also taught English at Mae Fah Luang University where she was head of the General English department and also conducted Professional Development for English Language teachers.

Lesley has been in pastoral ministry for over 30 years, is passionate about the Kingdom of God and seeing God’s people reach their full potential in Christ.

Subjects Taught

TESOL Masters Research Project
Teachers as Classroom Researchers
Curriculum Syllabus and Assessment
TESOL Practice
Language Culture and Society
English for Specific Contexts
Facilitating Adult Learning
Diversity and Ministry

You can contact Lesley on (08) 8373 8777


  • Head of TESOL
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Chaplain & Student Support
  • Trainer Assessor / Chaplaincy, TAE


  • Lesley and James love having fun with their four children, nine grandchildren, family and friends



  • Doctor of Ministry
  • Masters of Education
  • Bachelor of Theology