According to the present Agreement the Teacher undertakes to provide services of distance
foreign language teaching (the «Services») to the clients (the «Students») of the School and the
School undertakes to accept these services and pay for them according to the conditions
envisaged in the present Agreement.
2. Independent contractor.
According to the present Agreement, the Teacher is an independent contractor and not an
employee, agent or partner of the School.
2.1 Payment terms and tax issues.
a. The Teacher’s services are paid based on the rates displayed on their billing pay in the teacher
b. The School does not compensate the Teacher for time spent on lesson preparation and filling
c. The payments are processed every second Monday or Tuesday on the basis of the information
specified in the School’s database regarding the scope of the Services provided by the Teacher.
The School makes payments via bank transfer to the Teacher’s bank account, PayPal account or
via other e-payment systems available for both the Teacher and the School. The School should
notify the teacher about any changes of the payment dates no later than 7 days in advance. It may
take up to 5 days for the receiving banks to process the payment.
d. In case the Teacher’s compensation for the payment period is lower than the sum equivalent to
50 USD / 1500 RUB / 700 UAH, his/her compensation will be delayed until the next payment
date and added to the total compensation sum.
e. The Teacher is solely responsible for any tax-related issues in connection with payments he
gets from the School.
f. The Teacher must complete the relevant tax form within 7 days after receipt of this Agreement
(W9 for US-residents and W8-ben for non-US residents) and submit it together with the signed
copy of this Agreement to firstname.lastname@example.org before the start of cooperation. For
US-residents the School issues the 1099-MISC form no later than March 1.
2.2. Non-Exclusivity and Non-Solicitation.
Teacher retains the right to contract with other companies or entities for his/her services without
2.3. Non-competition and Non-disclosure provisions
a. The Teacher is not allowed to establish and maintain private communication with the
Students; exchange personal details (including surname) or contact details (including email,
phone number, messenger contacts) and arrange private, unauthorized lessons to the Students.
The Teacher agrees to maintain the privacy of his/her personal details. This also includes
personal financial information regarding payment terms. It is forbidden to disclose the hourly
rate to any other Teacher or to Students. In case of violation of these provisions, the School has a
right to terminate cooperation with the Teacher and proceed with legal actions to reimburse
b. The Teacher is not allowed to distribute or share company materials, including lesson plans,
training materials, Student information, staff information or teaching platform.
2.4. Performance of Services.
a. Technical requirements. The Teacher will provide all equipment and supplies required to
perform the Services, including the device to operate the company’s teaching platforms and
required software, a stable internet connection (as outlined below), along with noise cancelling
headphones and a microphone.
Minimum device requirements: Windows 10/MacOS (issued 2009 or later), Intel® i5-4590 /
AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater, 8 Gb RAM.
Minimum internet connection requirements: 15 Mbps download speed, 15 Mbps upload speed,
10 ms ping.
The Teacher is not allowed to provide the Services via portable devices, including but not limited
to tablets or mobile phones.
b. Teacher account. In order to provide the Services, the Teacher must register at the Site and
create a teacher account. Registration requires the Teacher to provide his/her first name and
surname, a valid email, phone number and Skype login; create a unique password; indicate the
Teacher’s current location, working experience, native language(s), the language(s) the Teacher
wishes to provide Services for, other languages the Teacher can speak, and the age range of
Students the Teacher wishes to provide Services for. The Teacher must also attach a link to an
introduction video, provide information about previous working experience and education,
upload any certificates and diplomas the Teacher possesses and indicate valid payment
information. The Teacher is responsible for keeping this information valid and updated at all
2.5. Services supervision. The Services contemplated by this Agreement must meet the
Company’s quality and service standards and shall be subject to the Company’s general right of
inspection and supervision, including the presence of administration during live lessons.
2.6 Probationary period. The Teacher will be subject to a probationary period for up to the first
20 lessons taught at the School. During this time, the company reserves the right to terminate the
contract of the Teacher with a termination notice effective immediately.
2.7. Communication between the Parties. The Parties agree that the performance of Services
hereof means the continuous cooperation between the School and the Teacher. For the purposes
of this Agreement, the Parties shall agree on any additional terms, carry out other communication
with the use of the following means of communication: @TeachersAllrightBot on Telegram
3. Code of Conduct.
3.1. Behaviour during performance of Services. The Teacher should treat his/her Students
with respect. The Teacher agrees not to engage in any activity that would infringe,
misappropriate or violate any third party intellectual property rights or that is unlawful,
defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially, ethnically or
politically offensive or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise
to civil liability, violate any law or is otherwise inappropriate. The Teacher agrees to engage in
the Services for the sole purpose of teaching language to foreign learners. The Teacher
acknowledges that the Company does not have any duty to monitor the Services or have any
control over the behavior of the Students, and that the Teacher may be exposed to material that
Teacher finds objectionable in the course of engaging in the Services and that the Company shall
have no liability in connection therewith. The Teacher should not conduct lessons while being
intoxicated by any means e.g. alcohol, drugs, etc.
3.2. Appearance and environment during performance of Services. The Teacher should be
dressed and presented in a professional manner, and in accordance with the company dress code.
All teachers are required to have their chest and shoulders covered during lessons. The Teacher
should conduct lessons in a professional environment: quiet, well-lit, plain background (clean
wall recommended; no kitchen/bed/window/television visible), computer placed on a flat
3.3. Platform for performance of Services. The Teacher should only use the platform
AllRight.com to manage the student’s requests. Using other platforms (e.g. Skype/Zoom) is only
possible in case of technical issues with the platform AllRight.com and with the written consent
of the School.
3.4. Teaching materials. The Teacher should use the materials (slides), offered by the AllRight
platform for conducting the lessons. The Teacher also agrees to take into consideration the
student’s wishes for learning and interests which are stated in the student’s card in the virtual
classroom and modify the lesson’s content according to this information.
3.5. Teaching methods. The Teacher should master the modern teaching technologies and
methods outlined during their training and apply them during the lessons (e.g. TPR,
3.6. Teaching integrity. The Teacher should abide by the following rules when engaging with
Students: it is not allowed to use educational activities to incite social, racial, national or
religious hatred, for agitation that promotes the exclusivity, superiority or inferiority of citizens
on the basis of social, racial, national, religious or linguistic affiliation, their attitude to religion,
including through the communication of unreliable information about the historical, national,
religious and cultural traditions of peoples, as well as to induce actions that contradict other
moral standards of society.
4. The Teacher’s rights and obligations.
4.1. Schedule. The Teacher should keep his/her schedule updated for at least 7 days in advance.
In case the Teacher did not update his/her schedule on time and received a booking for the
opened slot he/she is unable to teach, the Teacher should conduct the booked lesson or cancel it
but with all consequences applicable in case of cancellation and stated in the present Agreement.
4.2. Minimum teaching hours. The Teacher agrees to have at least 15 hours per week available
for booking. In case the Teacher has less hours available, the School has the right to terminate
cooperation with the Teacher.
4.3. Suspension and termination notices.
a. The Teacher may suspend the provision of Services for a period agreed by the Parties or
terminate cooperation with the School subject to provision of notice to the School about such
suspension or termination at least 14 days in advance. In case of short notice, the School has the
right to deduct the Teacher’s payment for the period of up to 14 days.
b. Suspension of Services by the Teacher specified in clause 4.3(a) should not exceed 30 days.
c. The School has the right to terminate cooperation with the Teacher by sending a termination
notice effective immediately. The School has the right not to disclose the reason for such
termination. In case of termination, the Teacher’s remuneration will be paid during 14 days
following the termination date.
4.4. Lesson confirmation.
Lessons can be booked into the Teacher’s schedule at least 4 hours in
advance. The Teacher should confirm the lessons on time (in case auto confirmation is turned
a. for the lessons booked for the nearest 7 days: confirm during 12 hours after booking;
b. for the lessons booked for more than 8 days in advance: confirm no later than 7 days before
the start of the lesson.
4.5. Classroom attendance.
a. The Teacher should enter the virtual classroom no later than 60 seconds after the beginning of
the lesson; leave the virtual classroom no earlier than 60 seconds before the end of the lesson.
AllRight reserves the right to deduct payment for lessons that are shorter than 25 minutes or 55
minutes in length, as promised to the student.
b. The Teacher is required to maintain a lesson attendance rate of 98%. Failure to do so may
result in disciplinary action or termination of this Agreement.
4.6. Completing feedback.
a. The Teacher should complete lesson feedback after trial lessons no later than 1 hours after the
lesson has finished.
b. The Teacher should complete the feedback reports about the Student’s progress after 5/30/60
lessons no later than 12 hours after receiving the report form.
c. The Teacher should complete lesson comments after paid lessons no later than 12 hours after
the lesson has finished.
d. In the case the student is absent from the class, the Teacher must stay in the classroom and
wait for the duration of the lesson.
e. In the case that the student was more than 5 minutes late or absent for the lesson, the Teacher
must include such information in the comment after the lesson.
f. In the case that the Teacher can see that the Student is trying to enter the virtual classroom, but
there are technical issues, the Teacher must notify the admin within the first 5 minutes of the
lesson, or of the occurrence; the Teacher should also include such information in the comment
after the lesson.
g. The School reserves the right to deduct payment for lessons in which the teacher has falsified
information regarding student attendance or technical issues.
4.7. Getting trial lessons. The Teacher has the right to close and open his/her profile for new
trial lessons by his/her own decision but not more often than once in 14 days. The School has the
right to close and open the Teacher’s profile for new trial lessons by its own decision based on
the Teacher’s rate, the Student’s reviews or any other reasons.
5. Intellectual Property
5.1. The Parties agree that all intellectual property rights to the teaching materials (slides) offered
by the AllRight platform to the Teacher for conducting the lessons (“Materials”) belong to the
School, namely the exclusive right to use the Materials and exclusive right to permit or prohibit
any use, rights for remaking of Materials without limitation in time and area of use, including
rights both currently existing and which may exist in the future and those as provided by Bern
Convention on Protection of Works of Literature and Art (Paris Act as of 24.07.1971, as
amended and restated on 02.10.1979), Universal Copyright Convention, 1952, as well as other
5.2. In case the Teacher makes amendments to such Materials as specified in clause 3.4. or
otherwise (“Amendments”), and/or creates new intellectual property objects as specified in
clause 2.1(a) or otherwise (“New objects”), the Teacher provides the School with the perpetual,
worldwide, non-exclusive license to such Amendments and New objects from the moment of
5.3. In case the Teacher makes Amendments to the Materials and/or creates New objects within
the framework of provision of Services herein, they shall correspond with the Company’s quality
and service standards, the applicable legislation and other moral standards of society.
6. Cancellations, deductions and bonuses policy.
6.1. Cancellations made by the Student.
a. The Student has the right to cancel a booked lesson 4 hours in advance or more with no
b. In case the Student cancels a lesson with short notice (less than 4 hours in advance) the
Teacher gets 75% of compensation for the lesson. In rare cases of Student cancellation due to
force majeure, the School reserves the right to request the rescheduling of the lesson.
c. In case the Student doesn’t show up to the lesson, the Teacher should stay in the virtual
classroom with his/her camera on till the end of the lesson. In this case the Teacher gets 75% of
compensation for the lesson.
d. In case 10 minutes or less of the lesson was conducted by the teacher due to technical
difficulties or student tardiness, the teacher is to mark the student absent for the lesson.
6.2. Cancellations made by the Teacher.
a. The Teacher has the right to cancel a lesson 12 hours in advance or more with no deductions.
b. In case the Teacher cancels a lesson (both confirmed or unconfirmed) less than 12 but more
than 2 hours in advance, 50% of the Teacher’s rate for the corresponding type of lesson will be
deducted from the Teacher’s remuneration.
c. In case the Teacher cancels a lesson less than 2 hours in advance or is absent from the lesson,
100% of the Teacher’s rate for the corresponding type of lesson will be deducted from the
d. The Teacher has the right to appeal deductions made for short notice cancellations and
absences within 7 days of the event and with sufficient evidence to support their appeal. The
Company has the right to refuse appeals in case they are too frequent.
6.3. Late entrance and early leave. In case the Teacher enters the virtual classroom more than
60 sec after the start of the lesson or leaves the virtual classroom more than 60 sec before the end
of the lesson, the School reserves the right to deduct up to 50% of the Teacher’s rate for the
corresponding type of lesson from the Teacher’s remuneration.
6.4. Short notice on termination. In case the Teacher informs the School about his/her decision
to terminate cooperation less than 14 days in advance, the School has the right to deduct the
Teacher’s remuneration for unfinished lessons for the period of up to 14 days.
6.5. Unfilled feedback reports. In case the Teacher has three or more unfilled trial lesson
feedback reports, or student progress feedback reports on the Monday salaries are dispersed,
his/her salary will be delayed until the next payment date, provided the feedback reports have
6.6. Force Majeure and System Outages. In the case the School experiences a systemwide
outage due to technical reasons or force majeure, the School reserves the right to withhold pay
for affected lessons.
For the purposes of this Agreement, the term “Force majeure” shall mean obstacles of inevitable
force which include without limitation, any extraordinary events, namely war or military actions,
epidemics, fires, natural disasters, accidents in the power supply networks, amendments of the
current legislation that are able to prevent the Party from the fulfilling of obligations hereunder,
as well as any other events that may be recognized by the court as an obstacle of inevitable force.
7. Privacy notice
In compliance with applicable US, EU and RF legislation the Teacher confirms that he
voluntarily and on free of charge basis grants to the School consent for processing of any of
his/her personal data (including last name, first name and middle name, residence address, bank
details, passport details, identification number (registration number of tax payer’s accounting
card), telephone numbers, e-mail address, education details, including consent for collection,
inclusion in the database, accumulation, storing, adaptation, renewal, use, deleting of the
personal data from the database. His/her private information might be disclosed to state
authorities upon legally binding request. The period for which the School may retain personal
information about the Teacher will depend upon the term of our cooperation and legislative