Configuring the Jamf Teacher App in Jamf School

This article explains how to configure and deploy the Jamf Teacher app with Jamf School. For more information on the features in Jamf Teacher, see Jamf Teacher App Overview.

You can also remove restrictions set by Jamf Teacher from student devices by using a quick action command. For more information, see Quick Action Commands for Device Management.


To configure Jamf Teacher, you need:

Configuring Jamf Teacher Settings

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Organization > Settings in the sidebar.

  2. Use the Jamf School Student payload to configure management settings in the Features section.

  3. Click Save.

  4. Use the Jamf School Teacher payload to configure settings and management capabilities.

  5. Click Save.

Distributing the Jamf Teacher App

You can distribute the Jamf Teacher app by adding the app from the App Store to Jamf School or by purchasing it through Apps and Books in Apple School Manager. For more information, see Distributing Apps and Books Purchased with Apple School Manager and Distributing App Store Apps. If teachers do not see Jamf Teacher on their device after it is distributed, make sure that the settings configured in Organization > Settings > Jamf School Teacher do not conflict with the settings applied to the teacher user account.

Teachers are automatically logged in to Jamf Teacher on devices they are assigned to. If they are not assigned to the device, teachers can log in to Jamf Teacher by using their user account credentials or by navigating to the Jamf Teacher web application. The Jamf Teacher web application URL is the full URL for the Jamf School server followed by “/teacher”. For example:

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