Terms & Conditions

ELIMISHA TUTORS’ TERMS & CONDITIONS

By registering on the Elimisha Tutors website (the “Site”) as a tutor with Elimisha Tutors , you (“Tutor”) agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Site (the “Terms”) and the Terms as well as these Tutor terms shall govern your obligations and the payments made to you by parents or students through the site.

APPOINTMENT

Upon acceptance of the Tutor by Elimisha Tutors , Elimisha Tutors agrees to list the Tutor, on the Site, as a provider of individualized lessons to students (“Students”).

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

The Tutor expressly acknowledges that it is an independent contractor, and is not an employee of Elimisha Tutors. Nothing in these terms shall be deemed to constitute or imply any partnership, joint venture, employment or fiduciary relationship between the Tutor and Elimisha.

NO GUARANTEE OF TUTORING PROJECTS

The listing of a Tutor on the Site does not guarantee that the Tutor will received any tutoring lessons and the Tutor agreed that it may not make any claim or demand upon Elimisha Tutors for the provision of tutoring projects. In particular, the Tutor acknowledges that, among other factors, Student discretion dictates which Tutor is finally chosen to render their services to a Student.

CONDITIONS FOR GUARANTEEING RECEIPT OF PAYMENT FOR STUDENT LESSONS

Elimisha Tutors is a marketplace for those seeking tutoring services to connect with those seeking to provide tutoring services. Elimisha Tutors also provides a service to its users whereby payments will be distributed to tutors that originate from their students. Elimisha Tutors offers tutors a layer of protection in the collection of their funds but, if any of the following conditions are not met and Elimisha Tutors is unable to collect your payment from the Student to whom you gave a lesson, Elimisha Tutors cannot guarantee that your payment will be successfully collected, processed and distributed to you:

a) The information pertaining to the lesson is accurate. This includes the agreed start and end time, duration and subject. Unless otherwise agreed to by the Tutor and Student, the start and end time will be considered to be the times of the actual tutoring lesson, not arrival and departure times to and from the tutoring location.

b) Prior to each lesson being given, the Student has on file with Elimisha Tutors valid payment details.

c) The lesson has been delivered in-person at a mutually agreed upon location.

d) The Tutor's services are instructive and constitute learning, not cheating.

e) The Tutor has conducted itself in accordance with good tutoring practice.

f) The Tutor enters the lesson into the Elimisha Tutors system or assesses a cancellation fee within seven (7) days of the lesson occurring. Payment for lessons entered outside of this window cannot be distributed until the student approves the lessons. Lessons cannot be submitted more than thirty-one (31) days after the date of the lesson.

g) The Tutor does not collect or request payment directly from the Student by cash or otherwise, for the lesson.

RELEASE OF PAYMENT

In return for the Tutor's acceptable performance in providing tutored lessons, in accordance with this agreement and the Terms, Elimisha Tutors shall release a Student’s payment to the Tutor at the lesson rate advertised and agreed to at the outset of each tutoring project. Rates for tutored lessons to be provided by the Tutor may vary between tutoring projects and are all- inclusive; any costs required to be incurred in providing the tutored lesson are to be borne by the Tutor.

SERVICE FEE

(a) The Tutor agrees that in exchange for Elimisha Tutors’ services, Elimisha Tutors shall charge the Tutor a service fee, which shall be inclusive of VAT, which commission will be deducted from any monies received and held by Elimisha Tutors from Students in respect of tutored lessons conducted by the Tutor, prior to release of earned fees to the Tutor.

(b) The percentage of service fee charged per tutored lesson may vary from one project to the next, depending on the number of lessons rendered by the tutor.

VERIFICATION CONDITIONS

Elimisha Tutors shall have complete discretion regarding a tutors verification onto the system. The minimum acceptable requirements are:

  • Uploading of Identification & qualification Document

  • For tutoring under 18 year olds in person, a certificate of good conduct.

  • An exact teaching location

  • An accurate biography

  • Achieve at least a pass in chosen subject of instruction.

  • Show due competence for tertiary or other subjects

  • Have at least one hour of availability

  • Have set a suitable profile picture

  • Have a valid cell phone number

  • Have a valid email address

PAYMENT CONDITIONS

Elimisha Tutors shall make payment of fees for tutored lessons to the Tutor within 30 days of lesson completion, subject to the Tutor's request for payment via the Site.

TAX

The Tutor acknowledges that as an independent contractor, they are solely responsible for reporting and paying any tax due under any applicable legislation in respect of income derived through providing tutored lessons.

NON-CIRCUMVENTION

The Tutor agrees that, during and for twelve (12) months after it is listed on the Site, the Tutor will not provide paid or unpaid tutoring services for any Student that has been referred to it by Elimisha Tutors . In this way, the Tutor agrees to not circumvent Elimisha Tutors .