Jamf Teacher Integration with Jamf School

Jamf Teacher is a free mobile device, computer, and web application that teachers can use to manage student devices in the classroom. For more information about the features in Jamf Teacher, see the Jamf Teacher Configuration Guide.

This section explains how to configure and deploy the Jamf Teacher app with Jamf School.

Configuring Jamf Teacher Settings in Jamf School

Requirements

Procedure

  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 Jamf Teacher Using Jamf School

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: https://schoolname.jamfcloud.com/teacher

Note: When distributing apps, documents, and profiles to teachers, they must be configured to install on-demand to appear on the dashboard. For more information, see Content Distribution Methods and Device Profiles.

Removing Teacher Restrictions in Jamf School

  1. In Jamf School, navigate to Devices in the sidebar.

  2. Click the device you want to send the quick action command to.

  3. In the device details pane, click Clear Teacher Restrictions in the sidebar.

Related Information

For related information, see the following section in this guide:

Quick Action Commands for Device Management
Find out how to remove restrictions set by Jamf Teacher from student devices by using a quick action command.

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