WDSS: Python Mentor

Python Mentor

  • WDSS
  • Coventry, UK
  • Fixed-term

During Term 1 WDSS is going to run the second edition of Beginner’s Python course. The course is designed for anyone completely new to Python or even programming in general. In addition to the teaching sessions and homework sheets, every participant is matched with a mentor who serves as a first point of contact for those taking the course and is expected to help with the homework exercises and check on the progress of their mentees.


  • Strong coding skills in Python—the material covered in Beginner’s Python course focuses on programming fundamentals. Topics you should be comfortable with are:
    • Data Types, Variables, Basic Input-Output Operations, Basic Arithmetics Operations
    • Boolean Values, Conditional Execution, Loops, Lists and List Processing
    • Functions, Recursive strategies, Scope of Variables
    • Tuples, Dictionaries
    • Modules, Packages, Error handling
    • Reading from and writing to a text file
  • Good communication skills.
  • Positive attitude, willingness to help others and share your passion.
  • Ability to commit roughly 2 hours per week to the role.

Benefits to Applicant

  • Reinforce your existing coding skills.
  • Develop communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Enchance your CV by showcasing your passion and engagement.
  • Meet new people from various backgrounds.

How to Apply

Please apply using the form linked on this page. We will contact you shortly after the deadline.

Job Overview

  • Posted date : 4 Oct 2020
  • Location : Coventry, UK
  • Job nature : Fixed-term
  • Start date : 19 Oct 2020
  • End date : 11 Dec 2020
  • Weekly commitment : ~2 hours
  • Start date : 26 Oct 2020
  • Application start : 4 Oct 2020
  • Application end : 14 Oct 2020

You can find the full application details in the job listing.

About WDSS

WDSS is a student-led society focused on spreading the word of interdisiplinary data science through talks, networking, teaching, and research.