TakeLessons Teacher & Student Guidelines

At TakeLessons, we encourage both teachers and students follow certain guidelines. These guidelines supplement our Terms of Use and are conditional to the use of our Website and Service(s).

Teacher Guidelines

As a Provider, you are encouraged to:

  • Maintain accurate information regarding location, availability and services offered

  • Address all schedule details directly with your Students

  • Render services at the rate established at the time of booking

  • Honor scheduling policies as agreed to by you and your students

  • Keep students on the TakeLessons platform as long as you work with them

  • Not possess, use, sell, or be under the influence of alcohol or drugs while conducting instruction

You also agree that:

  • Your relationship with us is that of an independent contractor, and nothing in these Guidelines, the Terms of Use, or any agreement is intended to, or shall be construed to create a partnership, agency, joint venture, employment or similar relationship between you and us.

  • You are not entitled to any of the benefits that we may make available to our employees, such as group health or life insurance, profit-sharing or retirement benefits.

  • You are not authorized to make any representation, contract, or commitment on our behalf unless specifically requested or authorized by us in writing to do so.

  • You are solely responsible for, and will file, on a timely basis, all tax returns and payments required to be filed with, or made to, any federal, state or local tax authority with respect to the performance of the services and receipt of compensation from us.

  • No part of your compensation will be subject to withholding by us for the payment of any social security, federal, state or any other employee payroll taxes. We will regularly report amounts paid to you by filing Form 1099MISC with the Internal Revenue Service as required by law.

  • You will mark lessons in your TakeLessons account after lessons are complete in order to receive payment for those lessons

  • You will observe all anti-harassment and non-discrimination laws in the performance of your services.

For your reference, here are the guidelines that your students are required to follow:

Student Guidelines

As a Student, you will be required to:

  • Pay for lessons in advance and manage billing & account status via TakeLessons account

  • Understand and comply with our refund policy

  • Manage all schedule details directly with your Instructor

  • Understand and comply with the rescheduling rules set by your teacher and/or our rescheduling guidelines

  • Work directly with TakeLessons to change Instructors

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