Terms of Service for Teachers

THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS ARE FOR JAZZ VOICE TEACHERS WHO REGISTER WITH SJI TO CREATE, IMPROVE, SELL & PROMOTE THEIR TEACHING SERVICES VIA THIS PLATFORM 

1. DEFINITION 

1.1. Sing Jazz International (SJI) acts as a Jazz Singer Platform for jazz vocalists of all levels, abilities and genders, 18+

  1.1.1. Sing Jazz International professional services include, but not limited to: 

    1.1.1.1.. Providing, creating, devising, improving, organising, running, selling and promoting online courses, classes, private sessions and video recorded material by SJI registered teachers to make jazz vocals craft accessible to an adult learner of all levels and abilities

       1.1.1.2. Facilitating registration and comfortable virtual home for qualified and experienced Jazz Voice Teachers & their Students as well as for those Teachers who are in Training

1.2. Matching a Student to a Teacher according to the student's needs and the teacher's specialisation should the Matching Services will be requested

2. AGREEMENT 

2.1. It is FREE to register on the Sing Jazz International for a qualified and experienced jazz voice teacher, and once the registration is approved and confirmed in writing by SJI administration, each registered on our platform jazz voice teacher agrees to:

2.2. Give their full consent to SJI administration to represent them (registered teachers) on their (teachers) behalf using SJI administrators' creative judgement and professional PR expertise including but not limited to online promotion & advertisement of mentioned above teachers services on all social media and networking channels using the information these teachers provide during their registration and thereafter in writing; and any publicly displayed media of them (teachers) on their own websites and social media 

    2.2.1. Therefore by registering as a teacher on SJI you agree to release, acquit and discharge Sing Jazz International and its creators from any claims, demands, rights, promises, damages and liabilities arising out of or in connection with the use or distribution of mentioned above media including but not limited to any claims for invasion of privacy, appropriation of likeness or defamation

    2.2.2. It is a registered teacher's right to opt out of this 'visual' representation in writing during or after the SJI application process

    2.2.3. It is registered teachers responsibility to inform SJI administration of any media they don't want SJI to use during such promotion, or any plugging they (teachers) wish not be associated with, in advance

   2.2.4 It is registered SJI teachers responsibility to carefully read ALL terms on SJI site and only accept these Terms, if they (teachers) agree with ALL the Terms 

2.3 Act like a collective with the rest of the team of registered SJI teachers towards synergy and independent thinking by contributing their (teachers) ideas, professional skills and opinion towards effective and productive professional development as well as growth of this platform on exchange basis with other team members during brainstorming or their participation on social media private group in accordance to the degree of involvement they choose in advance (refer to clause 3 below)

   2.3.1. It is between a registered teacher and SJI administration to evaluate and agree fair exchange of their skills and ideas and communicate it in an open and transparent manner in verbal and then in written form between themselves. This includes any creative or business product developed with the help of SJI

2.4. Train, learn and grow as professionals in a team to sustain Continuous Professional Development (CPD) to the maximum of each teacher's ability to represent the up-to-date knowledge of their (teachers) unique expertise with Teachers Etiquette and Ethos, outlined in Teacher Training, in mind, as well as independently at their own pace on regular basis 

3. DEGREE OF INVOLVEMENT

3.1. Each registered SJI teacher who wishes to stay ACTIVE and signs up to any group sessions is to carry out their participation in a professional manner, that is to show up to all agreed by them online meetings with video and audio set up in advance, well prepared for the task they sign up to, demonstrate their respect towards equality and versatility of approaches and styles all teachers represent by not discriminating against anyone's opinion and to notify the organisers of their absence, if any, well in advance whilst acting in accordance with Ethos outlined on the SJI site and Teacher Training T&C

3.2. It is registered teacher's right to chose to stay PASSIVE and not to sign up to any group tasks or meetings (this includes all poll voting) yet to stay in touch with the rest of the team via social media and other forms of communication and notify them of any change of plans in advance, if any, in order to keep the team spirit alive and to demonstrate their presence and respect towards the rest of the team, whilst occasionally cross-promoting the platforms' services, fellow teachers, and sharing the links of their own profiles across all relevant channels, if applicable. Passive involvement does not affect their (teachers) profile displayed on this site for advertisement purposes, however it may limit the amount of promotion they will receive by the platform and its members

3.3. SJI has zero tolerance towards unprofessional on purpose behaviour, any type of disrespect towards SJI team members, its projects or T&C, and should there be any ill treatment or unhealthy competition displayed on behalf of any registered teachers or violation of any of these legally binding clauses - such teacher's profile will be taken down immediately and all promotion removed without any prior notice 

  3.3.1. Upon removal from the group any teacher who has taken service, advice and training from SJI and has not complied with exchange clause 2.3.1. stated above is liable to pay a full price of teacher training they have undertook in accordance to the hours and help they have acquired as per Teacher Training prices

  3.4. Should there be any business, teaching or creative product developed within the collective for the registered on SJI teacher, that teacher, even if no longer with the collective but continues to use that idea - agrees to credit the SJI on continuous basis for the collective input and ideas that teacher generated within the group 

4. COMMISSSIONS 

4.1. The commission from each published on SJI teaching service is 20% agency fee + 20% admin, taxes, exchange rate fee, the total of which will go towards promotion of this platform. 

   4.1.2. The budget transparency will be available to all ACTIVE team members during the business meetings 

4.2. After each successfully sold service on SJI, each responsible teacher is then to invoice Sing Jazz International for the 60% of the selling price (this includes any promotional price listed on SJI site) unless any other written agreement between a teacher who sells their services on SJI and SJI administration took place prior to those services publication 

4.3. All invoices are to be covered by SJI in accordance with timeline from Stripe, which administers all payments via this site which is usually within two weeks

4.4. Sing Jazz International is not an employer and therefore every teacher who registers on this platform agrees to collaborate with SJI on self-employment sole-trader basis or as a registered company and is responsible for their own taxes and invoicing

5. BOOKING PROCESS

5.1. As well as the administrator of this platform, facilitator and the designer of this space Sing Jazz International also acts as the booking agent. SJI creates and administers bookings on all registered teachers' behalf in accordance to the services they (teachers) communicate during the SJI application process or thereafter, introduces agreed promotions of those services, and matches the students who registered their interest to the teachers in accordance to the information they all provide 

5.2. The successful booking and/or match will be confirmed by the SJI booking agent in writing via email correspondence or messaging service of any kind - with both student and a teacher 

5.3. Before the lesson is secured by a student who discovered the teacher via SJI platform or via recommendation or referral by the SJI member - the teacher is not to exchange any communication with that student directly via any other channels other than this platform for the best matching services to take place, unless agreed otherwise with that teacher and SJI booker in advance 

5.4. Once the booking or matching services are complete and the class or service is secured by payment via SJI - the student's details are then to be passed to the teacher responsible for that programme or class, unless agreed differently in writing between the referred teacher and SJI booker

5.5. Successfully booked by SJI teacher is then responsible to carry out their booked lesson or programme in a professional manner with all T&C in mind, including 48 hour Cancellation Policy (refer to Policies Section

   5.5.1. If the student was matched to a teacher by SJI via student form - they are (those students) entitled to 100% satisfaction guarantee policy. Please note that those students who booked directly via our shop do not fall under this policy - refer to Policies Section for full details. Should any mismatch fall under SJI responsibility - the platform will rematch the student free of charge (please refer to 100% satisfaction policy for more details). However, should any responsibility for mismatch fall onto the booked teacher's responsibility due to the wrong or false information provided by that teacher, the teacher at fault is liable for this dis-match and therefore the student will be rematched at that teacher's expense

6. All Vocal Coaching sessions IF to be video recorded should be done so with a video recorded consent from those who are attending the class before each recording for assessment and accountability purposes only

6.1 The video recordings from these sessions are to be shared with those who have attended the class for learning purposes only unless otherwise agreed by all parties involved 

 6.2 Public sharing of such video recordings is only possible with a written consent from all attendees via email or via signed Release Form before the release of that particular footage

7. Every teacher registered on this platform is to act professionally during their private classes in accordance to the Teaching Etiquette outlined in the MU contract guidelines below (please download), and is responsible for the safety of the students assigned to them as stated by the Care Act, and for those students' data protection, as a part of the Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation 


10. UPDATES

10.1. Above Terms of Service are reviewed and updated regularly based on local rules and regulations, and any viable suggestions from the SJI team members

   10.1.1 It is every registered user responsibility therefore to save the copy of these Terms & Conditions upon their personal registration as a reference to what they agree to, as these terms are legally binding

   10.1.2 should any vital UPDATE take place (this excludes any text editing for grammatical purposes or rewording of the same terms) - all registered teachers will be notified in writing and updated version of these Terms will be emailed upon request 

   10.1.3 Every registered teacher on SJI has the right to appeal against any new clause before agreeing to these amendments in writing or by merely continuing to be a part of the SJI collective after the email with updated terms has been sent to them directly for information purposes indicating deadline for response

       10.1.3.1 Once these terms are updated, the new amendments will only affect those registered users who are in favour of those new updates and have agreed to them in writing or by continuing to be a part of the SJI collective after the email with updated terms has been sent to them directly for information purposes indicating deadline for response

   10.1.4 It is registered SJI teachers responsibility to ask any questions regarding any of the clauses above before they agree to them if the need be, or submit a proposal to change any of these new Terms in writing to the SJI administration

   10.1.4 It is registered SJI teachers right to opt out of SJI registration should any Updates of these Terms do not agree with them (teachers) or appropriate suggested update by them (teachers) didn't take place as per clause 10.1.3