Terms of Service

FEES: Outlined online at http://bayareaprivateteacher.com/rates/ payable monthly in advance received by the 25th of the month via Paypal or Zelle (after the first month, payments can be made via check or online BillPay service).

MISSED LESSONS: Any lesson missed by the Student shall be paid for unless otherwise agreed. If the Teacher is unavailable to give any scheduled lesson due to illness or other circumstances, the lesson will be carried forward to another agreed date. If this is not possible, any fee already paid will be refunded or used to pay for a future lesson. PLEASE GIVE ONE WEEKS NOTICE OF CHANGE OF LESSON TIME IN ORDER TO RESCHEDULE LESSON TIME. PLEASE GIVE 48 HOURS NOTICE OF ABSENCE TO DO WITH ILLNESS OR OTHER ACTIVITY.

ADDITIONAL LESSONS: Extra lessons may be scheduled during holiday periods or at any other time by mutual agreement.

TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT: A decision to discontinue lessons may be taken by the Parent/Guardian or the Teacher in which case two weeks written notice shall be given by the party seeking to discontinue. In the event that the Student discontinues lessons with insufficient notice,
the Student/Parent/Guardian will be liable to pay fees for those lessons not taken during the notice period.

GENERAL: a) The Student/Parent/Guardian agrees to pay for any repairs or damages to Teacher’s technology or other equipment.
b) The Student/Parent/Guardian will be responsible for any loss or damage incurred to any item; accessory or item loaned by the Teacher to the Student. Such items will be returned on request to the Teacher.
c) The Student/Parent/Guardian agrees not to make photocopies of any materials unless authorized to do so by the Teacher.
d) In the interests of the Student’s well being whilst in the Teacher’s care, the Teacher must be informed of any medical or other condition affecting the Student.
e) The Parent/Guardian shall ensure a responsible adult is present on the premises for the duration of each lesson.
PLEASE NOTE:
 It is important to note that while a Teacher will use his best judgment to ensure the Pupil makes satisfactory progress, this cannot be guaranteed. In particular, careful regular practice is advised by the Teacher for academic success.
STUDENT AND PARENT COMMITMENT:
a) It is your responsibility to make sure your son/daughter is ready to begin the lesson on time.
b) Take an active interest in the academics of your child.
c) Find a quiet place for your child to practice independently without interruption.
d) Find a safe place to keep your child’s academic materials.
e) Keep technology in good working order (and charged).
TEACHER COMMITMENT:
a) To teach the student at the agreed time and day.
b) To recommend assessment opportunities as needed.
c) To encourage each student to fulfill their personal goals and inspire a life-long interest in learning.
d) To provide references about the student and their development as and when required.
MEDIA, PHOTO & VIDEO AUTHORIZATION:
Recordings, photographs, and videos will be taken throughout the year during lessons to provide the student and/or parents and the teacher opportunities to capture and highlight milestones in development. Images, videos and recordings may be displayed on future marketing, advertising, or the teacher’s website.