About Careers

Do you love kids?.

The LBS may be looking for you! Requirements and benefit:

  • 18 or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Trained in CPR and First Aid a plus
  • Experience in a child-care setting is beneficial
  • May receive child-care benefit dependent on availability

Is this you?
If so, please contact us!

Our Staff

Lila kellar, Owner/director.

Lila Kellar, a native of Austin, has been involved in child care since 1985. She is a certified director, having earned her Professional Administrator Credential in 1987. She also has an Associate's Degree in Child Development. She is a member of the Texas Association of Child Care Administrators and the Texas Licensed Child Care Association. Mrs. Kellar is well trained in CPR and First Aid, as is all of the staff at the center. She has two children, three grandchildren, and recently adoped a teenager!
Jennifer Balusek, assistant director.
Miss Jennifer has worked at the LBS for most of 17 years. She is married and has three boys, who all excel in sports, particularly baseball.  She enjoys watching UT Austin sports.  Miss Jennifer is very family-oriented. She has worked in every classroom, and is now the assistant director.
kayla montgomery, Pre-K
Miss Kayla is a graduate of Bastrop High School. She comes from a large family, and has been in every classroom since she started. Kayla loves arts and crafts, and teaching phonics. In her free time, she is active in her church youth group.
Cassandra Hann, 3's
Miss Cassie started in 2013. Originally from Massachusetts, she graduated from Bastrop. She is very versatile, and has no problems working in any classroom. Her interests include sports, books, and music.
Brittany Fischler, toddlers
Miss Brittany has been with LBS since December 2013. She has previous daycare experience, as well as two sons. Miss Brittany is an excellent organizer and lesson planner.
cassi arnold, floater
Miss Cassi started at LBS in Spring 2014. She has a son of her own, and is really great with in any classroom. She loves going to the beach and fishing, and anything to do with water!
KarolAnn Gartman, toddlers
Miss KarolAnne is always smiling!  She is married and has a toddler named Skylar.  She is originally from Smithville, but graduated from Bastrop. She is excellent with circle time and arts and crafts.
christina marx, infants
Miss Christina is new to child care, but says, "I always knew I'd end up here!  My life consists of being the best mommy I can be to my beautiful 1.5 year old, hanging out with my amazing family, cooking from new recipes and couponing when I get a chance!"
ashleigh kellar, substitute
Miss Ashleigh grew up at LBS, starting when she was 2 weeks old! She graduated from BHS and is currently studying at Texas State University in San Marcos. She worked for us in Summer 2015 and will sub whenever she is in town. The kids love her energy!