Configuring the Jamf School Teacher App in Jamf School

Configuring the Jamf School Teacher app in the Jamf School Management System involves the following steps:

  • Create a Teacher group

  • Create a Students group

  • Create a Teacher user

  • Create students accounts

Requirements

  • A Teacher group

  • One or more Teacher users

  • One or more student groups

  • Student accounts

Create a Teacher Group

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Users & Groups > Groups in the sidebar.

  2. Click + Add Group.

  3. Enter a group name and optional description.

  4. Click the Add Group button.
    You will be directed to the newly created group details page.

  5. On the group details page, click Edit, and make sure the Jamf School Teacher setting is set to “Allow”.

  6. Click Save.

Create a Students Group

  1. Repeat the steps in the “Create a Teacher Group” section, but name the group something like “Students” or “Student class 1A”.

  2. Make sure the Jamf School Teacher setting of this group is set to “Deny”.

Create a Teacher User

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to User & Groups > Overview in the sidebar.

  2. Click + Add User.

  3. Enter the teachers’ details in the popup that appears. Make sure you select the “Teachers” group you’ve just created in the Member of field.
    You will be directed to the newly created user details page.

  4. On the user details page, click the edit details button.

  5. In the Manageable Groups field, select one or more groups this teacher can manage through Jamf School Teacher.

  6. Click Save.

Create Student Accounts

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to User & Groups > Overview in the sidebar.

  2. Click + Add User.

  3. Fill in the details of the student and make sure you select the newly created “Students” group in the Member of field.

  4. Repeat this process for each student you want to create.

Direct Teachers to the App

With the above steps completed, teachers can now download the Jamf School Teacher app from the App Store and log in with the credentials of the Teacher user, or open the Jamf School Teacher web app at https://schoolname.jamfcloud.com/teacher (replace "schoolname" with the actual name of the school).

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