Instructor Frequently Asked Questions
Who is responsible for finding classes and scheduling them?
Our company will blast emails, faxes, etc in your area. We also expect you to reach out to locations such as boarding facilities, vet clinics, grooming salons, rescues, etc. to increase awareness and schedule classes.
How many classes do I have to teach in a month?
This opportunity is what you make of it. As a contractor you can teach as little or as much as you like.
Is this a pyramid Scheme?
No. A pyramid scheme is a business model that recruits members via a promise of payments or services for enrolling others into the scheme, rather than supplying investments or sale of products or services. Instructors do not recruit anyone else into our company and are paid outright for teaching classes.
What is a host and who can host?
A host can be anyone who has a location to hold a class. Pet store owner, someone in the community, vet clinic, boarding facility, rescue, etc.
Who is responsible for obtaining a location to hold a class?
The host of the class is responsible for securing the location.
Who handles all the registrations?
Pet Emergency Education handles all of the registrations and business interactions with the host and participants. Instructors are contracted to teach the class. .
Who handles any complaints?
Pet Emergency Education will handle any administrative aspects of the classes including complaints unless they are caused by the instructor.
Am I paid hourly?
No. You are compensated as an independent contractor for the work you do.
What is the difference between an independent contractor and an employee?
An independent contractor is an independent person who runs his or her own business or works for themselves. Independent contractors must pay all of their own taxes. The company does not withhold any taxes, etc. from the contractor’s payment. An employee is someone that is hired by a company to perform specific work at the direction of the employer and is paid hourly or salary. Employees have taxes and withholdings taken from their payments. For more information about independent contractors click here.
If I am teaching a fundraiser class will I make less per participant?
No. You will still be compensated your same compensation.
Can I just teach the EquiAid Class and not teach the Pet CPR class?
Yes! You can become an equine instructor without having to be a Pet CPR instructor