Contract of Service sample (2 templates)

Here I will share with you a sample of the contract of service that you can simply edit and use on your next employment transaction.

A contract of service is an agreement between an employer and an employee that govern the employer-employee relationship by providing terms and conditions of employment. The contract of service must include key employment terms and essential clauses, such as remuneration, duration, hours of work and job scope, etc.

The contract of service is similar to the employment contract. if you are interested, I have shared the template of the employment contract here. Do not confuse the contract of service and service contract, if you are looking for a service contract check this one.

if you are curious, you may learn about types of a contract of service, the importance of contract of service, and contents of contract of service here

Now let’s see the Contract of Service samples.

Contract of Service sample/template

Template 1

CONTRACT  OF  SERVICE

This contract of service is made this………….. day of ….., 20……

BETWEEN

THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF ABC ACADEMY a body corporate registered under …………………….. Act of ………………….hereinafter called “the Employer”) of the one part

AND

X AND Z  of ………….(hereinafter called “The Employee”) of the other part.

WHEREBY IT IS WITNESSED as follows:-

1. The Employer hereby employs the services of the Employee as a…………… and the Employee accepts and takes up the said employment on the terms following hereunder.

2. The contractual period shall be for a term of …………. years and shall be deemed to have commenced on …………. To………

3. The Employee’s basic salary shall be ………….. (amount in words) per month.  The Employee shall further be paid………….. (amount in words) per month which shall include any extra working hours or incidental services of any description whatsoever thereby making the Employee’s total package per month to be  (Tanzanian shillings one million)

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4. On successful completion of the contractual term herein agreed the Employee shall be entitled to a Gratuity calculated at a rate of ten percent (10%) of the total package earned by him during the entire contractual period.

5. the Employer the Employee shall each contribute ten percent (10%) of the Employee’s basic salary to the National Social Security Fund for every month that the contract shall remain in force for purposes of the Employee’s social security fund.

6.  The Employee shall be entitled to twenty-eight (28) days’ annual leave for each year of service under the contract.

7. The Employee shall observe and abide by a professional code of conduct.

8. Either party who terminates this Agreement prior to the expiry of the contract such party shall pay to the other party three (3) months’ total package payable to the Employee.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have executed these presents the day, month and year hereinafter appearing.

SEALED with the common seal of the said
REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF ABC
ACADEMY in
the presence of us both being present at the same
time and in the presence of each other this ………
day of ……………

Name: ……………………………………………………

Signature: ………………………..……….………..……

Postal Address: ……………………….…………………

Qualification: Trustee

Name: ……………………………………………………

Signature: ………………………..……….………..……

Postal Address: ……………………….…………………

Qualification: Trustee

SIGNED and DELIVERED by the said
X AND Y who is known
to me personally/identified to me by …………..….
……………………………..…………………………… )                                            _______________
the latter being known to me personally in my

presence this ……….. day of …………………..

Signature: ……………………….……………..……

Postal Address: …………………………………..….…

Qualification:

COMMISSIONER  FOR  OATHS

Template 2

CONTRACT  OF  SERVICE

This contract of service is made this………….. day of ….., 20……

BETWEEN

[full name and address of the employer] hereinafter referred to as employer

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AND

[full name and address of the employee] hereinafter referred to as employee

WHEREAS  the Employer wishes to retain the Employee’s services and the Employee wishes to render such services according to the terms and conditions agreed hereunder

WHEREBY THE PARTIES AGREE AS FOLLOWS: 

1 Position

The Employer hereby employs the Employee as a………….., and the Employee accepts and performs the stated employment by complying with all company policies, rules, and procedures at all times.

2. Duration

This agreement will take effect on [insert date] It shall be binding indefinitely until it is terminated in accordance with the conditions of this agreement.

3. Remuneration

The Employee will be paid $…………….. [per hour/per annum] as remuneration for the services supplied and will be subject to [quarterly/annual] performance evaluation.

All payments will be subject to required deductions for work (State & Federal Taxes, Social Security, Medicare).

4. Other benefits

The Employee is entitled to participate in any of the Employer’s benefit schemes. The employer currently provides [add the list of benefits]. These perks will be available only after the probationary term has ended.

5. Probation Period

A probationary term is regarded to be the initial [time period] of employment.  During this time, the Employer retains the right to terminate employment at any time and without cause.

6. Duties of employee

The EMPLOYEE’S primary responsibilities to the EMPLOYER are to obey all lawful and reasonable orders and to complete any task directed to her or him that is within her or his vocational ability.

Without limiting the foregoing responsibilities, the EMPLOYEE must strictly adhere to the terms of this agreement, may not misappropriate the EMPLOYER’s property, must keep all information entrusted to him/her confidential, and must follow the general Code of Conduct that governs all interactions with coworkers, clients, and patients.

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The EMPLOYER will prepare a duty sheet in line with the job description, which will be put in the EMPLOYEE’s personnel file.

7. Hours of service

On weekdays, service will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. The EMPLOYEE will be expected to work on Saturdays from…… to ……. The EMPLOYER, on the other hand, will not expect the employee to work more than 45 hours a week during normal business hours.

The EMPLOYEE will be entitled to a thirty-minute uninterrupted meal period. In most cases, interruptions are not authorized; however, operational conditions may necessitate an interruption, in which case equal time off will be provided.

8. Confidentiality 

You will have access to confidential information that is the Employer’s property as an Employee. You are not allowed to share this information with anyone outside of the Company.

[here the employer may decide to enter with an employee into Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) to exclusive handle confidentiality issues]

9. Termination

This agreement may be terminated by either party giving the other a one-month written notice of service termination, provided that such notice is given on the first day of the month in question.

An EMPLOYEE is entitled to a Certificate of Service upon cessation of employment.

10. Governing law

This contract shall be governed, interpreted, and construed in accordance with the laws of [state, province, or territory].

11. Entirety

This contract contains the full agreement between the parties and replaces all prior written or oral agreements. This agreement may be changed at any time with both the Employer and the Employee’s written permission.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have executed these presents the day, month and year hereinafter appearing.

[Full name]

Sign:

Date:

EMPLOYER

[Full Name]

Sign:

Date:

EMPLOYEE

As Witnesses:
1.[ 1st witness full name, address, and title]

sign:

date:

2.[2nd witness full name, address, and title]

sign:

date:

Isack Kimaro

Editor-in-chief and founder of sherianajamii.com. Holder of Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from Mzumbe University and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law school of Tanzania. Lawyer by profession and blogger by passion.

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