Teaching at a private school can be a daunting proposition for many teachers. Much of the preparation which teachers go through is aimed at preparing them for state school education, and the different and unexpected environment in a private school can catch them by surprise. A private school, unlike a state school, isn’t entirely run by the edicts of the education ministry. Private schools have the opportunity to approach teaching in new and innovative ways; while also, generally speaking, being able to invest more time and energy in teaching. Teachers at private schools are typically paid more than the average, but more is expected of them as well. In state schools, teachers unions have fought for what most would to consider to be very favorable protections. In private schools, these protections are not the same, and as a result of them getting paid more, more is expected of them. Any failing on this part would place a teacher in danger of losing their job. A private school will often produce greater results than what the best of state schools achieve.