Independent Contractor Agreement (Scholastic Tutors - Peer-to-Peer (18 year olds)

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT THIS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is made this _____ day of __________________, 20___, by and between THE LEARNINGTREE NETWORK, INC., a Pennsylvania corporation doing business as SCHOLASTIC TUTORS (“Scholastic Tutors”), _________________________ (“Tutor”). Basis of Agreement A. Scholastic Tutors has determined that it is to the advantage and interest of Scholastic Tutors to engage Tutor's services, as an independent contractor, in connection with its business. B. Tutor is willing to enter into this Agreement upon the terms and conditions herein set forth. NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants contained below, and intending to be legally bound hereby, the parties agree as follows: 1. Relationship of the Parties. Tutor shall perform under this Agreement as an independent contractor, and not as an employee, agent, representative, or partner of Scholastic Tutors. Tutor shall have no authority to enter into any contracts binding upon Scholastic Tutors or to create any obligations on the part of Scholastic Tutors. Tutor shall not be treated as an employee for federal and state tax or any other purposes, and Tutor shall be responsible for paying all of Tutor’s federal and state taxes. This Agreement shall not be construed as a partnership, joint venture or similar arrangement. Tutor shall not be given any ownership interest in Scholastic Tutors. Tutor shall be responsible for providing Tutor’s own insurance coverage to protect Tutor from any claims made against Tutor, including those that may arise from the services rendered pursuant to this Agreement. Tutor shall be responsible for Tutor’s own costs and expenses, including but not limited to transportation costs. Tutor shall not receive any work related benefits. Tutor shall have the right to perform work for others as long as Tutor is not in violation of this Agreement, and Scholastic Tutors shall have the right to cause work of the same nature as performed by Tutor to be performed by Scholastic Tutors’ own personnel or other Tutors. 2. Term. Scholastic Tutors agrees to and does hereby engage Tutor to perform the duties described in Paragraph 3 below, as an independent contractor, and Tutor hereby agrees to serve Scholastic Tutors in such capacity, until either party shall give written notice to the other party of such party’s desire to terminate this Agreement. 3. Duties. Tutor shall provide Scholastic Tutors with the services described in the Statement of Services attached hereto as Exhibit “A”. Tutor shall devote Tutor’s best efforts and such time and availability as Tutor determines shall be necessary for the performance of Tutor’s services. Tutor shall at all times follow Scholastic Tutors’ published “Code of Ethics”, and the rules, standards and procedures contained in Scholastic Tutors’ policies and procedures manual (the “Tutoring Handbook”). The terms in the Code of Ethics and Tutoring Handbook may be

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