How to Configure Jamf School Teacher Using Jamf School Management System

To use Jamf School Teacher, a couple of steps need to be taken.

Requirements:

  • A “Teachers” group

  • One or more “Teacher” users

  • Student Group(s)

  • Student Account(s)

Steps to take:

  • Create a Teacher group

  • Create a Students group

  • Create a Teacher user

  • Create students account(s)

  • Configuring additional settings

Create a Teacher group:

  1. In the Jamf School Management System, go to “Users & Groups” -> “Groups”.

  2. Click on “Add Group”.

  3. Enter the desired group name and an optional description in the popup that appears.

  4. Click on the “Add Group” button.

  5. You will be directed to the newly created group details page. On that page, click the “Edit” button and make sure the “Jamf School Teacher” feature is set to “Allow”.

  6. Click on the “Save” button.

Create a Students group:

  1. Repeat the steps in the “Create a Teacher Group” section, but name it 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 the Jamf School Management System, go to “User & Groups” -> “Overview”.

  2. Click on the “Add User” button.

  3. Enter the teachers’ details in the popup that appears. Make sure you select the “Teachers” group you’ve just created at the “Member of” field.

  4. You will be directed to the newly created users’ details page. On that page, click on the “edit details” button.

  5. At the “Manageable Groups” field you select one or more groups this teacher can manage through Jamf School Teacher.

  6. Click on the “Save” button.

Create students account(s):

  1. In the Jamf School Management System, go to “User & Groups” -> “Overview”.

  2. Click on the “Add User” button.

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

  4. Click on the “Add User” button.

Repeat this step for every student you want to create.

You’re done!

You 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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