The JMB through the Secretariat of Secondary Schools provides a range of advice and support services, in addition to negotiating on behalf of school management in the network of 400 Voluntary Secondary Schools.
The JMB participates actively in various National Committees involved in policy and decision-making in Irish Education.The JMB negotiates on all management issues such as contracts of employment and employer / employee relations. It represents the voluntary secondary schools in negotiations on all issues at national level which affect the management of schools.
- The President
- 20 members of the Council of AMCSS
(Association of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools), i.e., Two elected representatives from each of ten AMCSS Regions
- 3 representatives of ISA (the Irish School Heads' Association)
representing Protestant Schools in the State.
- Representative from CORI
- Irish Episcopal Conference
The JMB delegates various tasks to a Standing Committee of members, made up of the five members of the CMCSS Standing Committee plus an ISA representative.